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By Jasper Fforde

A Thursday subsequent electronic assortment: Novels 1–5

Fall into the area of Thursday subsequent with the 1st 5 novels within the New York Times bestselling sequence that includes the well known distinct Operative in literary detection who's “part Bridget Jones, half Nancy Drew, and half soiled Harry” (Michiko Kakutani, The manhattan Times).

Includes the following:

  • The Eyre Affair
  • misplaced in an excellent Book
  • The good of misplaced Plots
  • anything Rotten
  • First between Sequels
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    Your thighs grip m/y flanks. I am covered with sweat. The smell of m /y closecropped hair wafts round. / feel the slipperiness of your bare perspiring skin. Your arms hold m/e by the neck. Your breasts your belly are against m /y spine. M /y skin is agitated by convulsive jerks. You knead m /y muscles with your large hands, you speak to m/e, oh so sweetly so sweetly. Then I stiffen m /y ears m /y nostrils quiver­ ing. M /y head is shaken tugged like a mane by your hands. I see obliquely the tall plants of the banks the grasses in flower the great mauve foxgloves in full luxuriance.

    Something that feels like a rasp adheres to m/y lungs. In the end I begin to run. The pain makes m /y eyeballs start from their orbits. I bend down re­ peatedly to pick them up groping in the sand of the main avenue. I cry out with impatience, I search on m/y knees, I must wipe them before putting them back in place. 52 THE AREOLAS THE ECCHYMOSES THE WOUNDS THE FOLDS THE GRAZES THE WRINKLES THE BLISTERS THE FISSURES THE SWELLINGS THE SUNBURN THE BEAUTY-SPOTS THE BLACKHEADS THE HAIR FOLLICLES THE WARTS THE EXCRESCENCES THE PAPULES THE SEBUM THE PIGMENTATION THE EPIDERMIS THE DERMIS THE CUTANEOUS NERVES THE INNER­ VATIONS THE PAPILLAE THE NERVE NETWORKS THE NERVEROOTS THE BUNDLES THE BRANCHES THE PLEXUSES THE MOTOR NERVES THE SENSORY THE CERVICAL THE PNEUMOGASTRIC 53 Whoever has dared lay hands on you, let her show her­ self, let her curse the day she was bom.

    I see your bones covered with flesh the iliacs the knee­ caps the elbows the shoulders. I remove the muscles cautiously so as not to damage them, I take each one between m /y fingers the long muscles the round muscles the short muscles, I pull, I tear them by their fibres from their bones, I pile them in a heap each fragment moving slightly quivering when I put it down. 1 gradually extract the bone, I see it appear pearly white with reddish shreds, I lick it, I caress it, / pumice it to polish it, I wait till it has a pleasing shine, I watch it in its silence, I hear all the cries its laying bare has cost m/e horror joy profound sadness, I regard your skeleton separated from the sacs 3» the humours the viscera the hair the cheeks the mouth the eyes day of nightmare the eyes the vulva so much alive, I feel great pity for it and a still greater love, I admire the delicacy of the metacarpals and the phalanges of the fingers, I touch the ribs so adorably contrived, I am seized with desire for you, I drool, I weep, the blood exerts pressure in the ventricles of m /y heart, your bones all dry polished white bare enter m /y vision, I touch them, confused I lie down on them.

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