Jasper Fforde traded a varied career in the film industry for staring out of the window and chewing the end of a pencil. He lives and works in Wales and has a passion for aviation.
PRAISE FOR THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER - . The Last Dragonslayer is an inventive young adult fantasy featuring an independent heroine, an endearing supporting cast and stacks of action and humour. - The Age It s comic invention and warm characterisation, within a reworking of fantasy standards, will ensure its appeal across all age groups, in the same way as Terry Pratchett's Tiffany Aching books reach a wide readership... It will be an essential Christmas gift for his fans, with many new readers likely to be "slain" by this delightfully engaging novel. - The Canberra Times He delivers a treat of a magical story with a twist, plus good messages for young minds. - West Australian This is a book for the adventure lover, with an evil conglomerate and action mixed in equal measure with believable fantasy. There is also, happily, lots of word play. - Courier Mail'Highly recommended. Very funny' - Independent on THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER'[Fforde's] ripping yarn of magic in decline mashes up the usual spells-and-beasts motif with a satire on corporate cash and tabloid values.' - i on THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER'This year's grown-up JK Rowling' - Sunday Times