Time travelling in literature and history – Jasper Fforde and Jodi Taylor with moderator Hazel Cushion (Accent Press)

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Time travelling in literature and history

One of the highlights of the Hwyl Llandeilo Lit Fest is a joint session between Jasper Fforde and Jodi Taylor, with Hazel Cushion from Accent Press as moderator.

Jasper Fforde‘s first novel, The Eyre Affair, was published in 2001. Fforde is mainly known for his Thursday Next novels, although he has written two books in the loosely connected Nursery Crime series and has begun two more independent series, The Last Dragonslayer and Shades of Grey.

Fforde’s books are noted for their profusion of literary allusions and wordplay, tightly scripted plots, and playfulness with the conventions of traditional genres. His works usually contain elements of metafiction, parody, and fantasy.

Thursday Next is a detective who works for Jurisfiction, the policing agency that works inside fiction. The books are set in an odd alternative world, and blends SF, Fantasy, Literature, Horror, and a bit of romance. They are a series of books based upon the notion that what we read in books is just a small part of a larger BookWorld that exists behind the page.

Jodi Taylor

Follow the time-travelling disaster magnets of St Mary’s from the Egyptian desert to the Battle of Stamford Bridge, and from Hastings to the Sack of Constantinople in this, the eighth book in bestselling The Chronicles of St Mary’s.

Jodi Taylor’s first novel Just One Damned Thing After Another was originally self-published and downloaded by more than 60,000 readers on Amazon. It now has over 900 five stars. There are seven books in The Chronicles of St Mary time travel series so far, with the eight novel out in April 2017.  Jodi is an Amazon and Audible number 1 bestselling author who also writes as Isabella Barclay. For up to date information, check out her Facebook page:www.facebook.com/AuthorJodiTaylor or her website: www.jodi-taylor.com

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Both books are exceptionally funny and intelligent, quirky and hugely entertaining.

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Moderator  Hazel Cushion:

Hazel Cushion is the founder and Managing Director of hazelcushion.jpgaward-winning publisher Accent Press She started it in her front bedroom when she was a single mother to 7 year-old triplets. This year Hazel launched the bookshop café Octavo’s in Cardiff Bay. Hazel has won numerous business accolades and been invited to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen in recognition of her contribution to business in Britain. She is on the board of the Independent Publishers Guild.

Teithio drwy amser a hanes – Jasper Fforde a Jodi Taylor yn cael eu holi gan Hazel Cushion o Gwasg Accent

Dydd Sadwrn, 29ain Ebrill am 7 o’r gloch yn yr Angel

Adnabyddir Jasper Fforde fel awdur cyfres nofelau Thursday Next, mae ei lyfrau yn plethu metaffuglen, paradoi a ffantasi. Jodi Taylor yw awdur  cyfres The Chronicles of St Mary sy’n dilyn criw o deithwyr amser ar eu hanturiaethau dros y byd a thrwy cyfnodau hanes. Dechreuodd Hazel Accent Press yn ei hystafell wely ac erbyn hyn mae wedi sefydlu caffi llyfrau Octavio ym Mae Caerdydd ac ennill sawl gwobr busnes.

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