Tuesday, July 06, 2004

Jasper Fforde and 27

There is an abundance of 27s in the Thursday Next series.

In the first book, Thursday is a Literary Detective for SpecOps 27.

(text reads Wordage is our business Grammar is our game.)

I know there were more that I came across while reading, before I started formally recording them, but I've just started The Well of Lost Plots and came across this line:

I had this idea for a bumper sticker: 'A unicorn isn't for page twenty-seven, it's for eternity.'

and here's another one, referring to the car Miss Havisham is driving:

It was the 27 liter Higham Special.

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