Jasper Fforde’s The Eyre Affair

The Eyre Affair takes place in a world where the distinction between fiction and real life is blurrier than it is in the real world.¬†People can enter works of fiction, they can chat with Rochester and they can see Wordsworth's daffodils. And then a villain enters the scene. He's kidnapping different fictional characters and detective …

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Sarah Perry’s The Essex Serpent

The Essex Serpent is a novel about the legend of a mysterious beast who eats sheep, children and whoever comes his way in the dark. Last seen in the 17th century, people now belief that it has come back. Unsurprisingly, the little town in Essex lives in great fear. Cora, a recent widow who couldn't …