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Has anyone read The Eyre Affair?
« on: May 08, 2009, 10:13:02 PM »
And would it be okay for a church book club?
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Re: Has anyone read The Eyre Affair?
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2009, 12:19:14 AM »
Um, no, probably not. There is a bit of language, which I know sends my mother-in-law into a tizzy. Implied pre-marital sex and a few off-color jokes.
That being said I loved it and have now read all of Jasper Fforde's books. It also depends on the book club and what they can handle. I have heard of Saints and Ender's Game being read in church book clubs and both of those offending some people (see top sentence) but I think that Fforde is milder than Ender's Game.
If you don't use it, read it for yourself, if you are at all familiar with Jane Eyre you will enjoy it.

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Re: Has anyone read The Eyre Affair?
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2009, 04:09:26 AM »
Thanks!  I was thinking I'd read it myself, anyway. 
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Re: Has anyone read The Eyre Affair?
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2009, 02:58:22 AM »
I have.  It's amusing and entertaining, but, like readerMom said, I wouldn't recommend it for a church book club.  That said, I enjoyed it greatly!  (it helps if you've actually read Jane Eyre)
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