World of Books

For a hurricane of puns,
And allusions by the ton,
You know there can be just one:
Jasper Fforde

Jokes about the written word,
Are not just for grammar nerds,
Who delights in the absurd?
Jasper Fforde

If by plot-holes you are vexed,
Sub-text leaving you perplexed?
He explains through Thursday Next,
Jasper Fforde

Or if magic’s what you’re after,
Who saves quarkbeasts from disaster,
With some string and sticking plaster?
Jasper Fforde.

Each new world of his devising
Is as rich as it’s surprising,
Who can keep the tension rising?
Jasper Fforde.

Prompt: A writer you admire
Form: Ballad (with added refrain)


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