A Literary Detective in Novel 'Something Rotten'

Jasper Fforde's 'Something Rotten' is his latest foray into blending the real and the literary.

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Author Jasper Fforde's latest mystery is Something Rotten. It's set in a parallel universe where fictional characters like Hamlet come to life and detective Thursday Next tries to police them. Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer and Fforde.

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