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Red Side Story

Step into the captivating world of 'Red Side Story', the electrifying sequel to Jasper Fforde's bestseller. Join Eddie Russett and Jane Grey as they navigate the intricate politics of a society governed by color perception. In this compelling tale, they seek answers, justice, and a glimmer of hope amidst the suffocating conformity. Written by the talented Jasper Fforde and published by Hodder & Stoughton, 'Red Side Story' offers a thought-provoking and immersive listening experience that will leave audiences enthralled.

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Imagine a world where your position in society is determined solely by your ability to perceive different colors. Step into the intriguing realm of 'Red Side Story', the highly anticipated sequel to Jasper Fforde's cult classic, 'Shades of Grey'. In this enthralling audiobook, Fforde introduces us to Eddie Russett, a man belonging to the red spectrum, and Jane Grey, a monochromatic individual at the very bottom of the social ladder.

Unveiling the Chromatic Politics

As Eddie and Jane navigate the complexities of their color-centric society, a burning curiosity propels them to uncover the truth behind the enigmatic 'Something that Happened'. Set against the backdrop of a rigid and unforgiving world, they embark on a quest to unravel the origins of their society and venture beyond the confines of their borders. They yearn for answers and justice, but little do they know that their journey will reveal the existence of a shadowy figure manipulating the nation's destiny for centuries.

A Dystopian Dance of Justice and Freedom

Jasper Fforde skillfully weaves a tale of resilience and determination as Eddie and Jane challenge the status quo. In a society where the captives are the captors, and conformity holds the citizens in its iron grip, their thirst for justice becomes a beacon of hope. Together, they aim to break free from the cages of convention and enable society to embrace diversity and independent thought.

About the Author

Jasper Fforde, the creative genius behind the 'Red Side Story', is a master storyteller who has captivated audiences with his unique blend of humor and social commentary. With an impressive repertoire that includes bestsellers like 'Shades of Grey', Fforde continues to push the boundaries of imagination and challenge traditional literary norms. His deeply immersive narratives and compelling characters make his audiobooks a must-listen for fans of dystopian fiction and thought-provoking tales.


Published by Hodder & Stoughton, a renowned publishing house known for delivering exceptional literary works, 'Red Side Story' is a testament to their commitment to showcasing innovative and captivating stories. With a dedication to nurturing talent and producing high-quality content, Hodder & Stoughton consistently delivers audiobooks that captivate the imagination and offer a profound reading/listening experience.


In the world painted with the vivid strokes of 'Red Side Story', Jasper Fforde masterfully transports readers into a realm where colors hold the key to one's destiny. Through the eyes of Eddie Russett and Jane Grey, readers embark on a journey laden with political intrigue, societal oppression, and a relentless thirst for the truth. Fforde's exquisite storytelling and breathtaking world-building make 'Red Side Story' a remarkable addition to the audiobook landscape, captivating listeners from start to finish.

Additional Info

Book Name: Red Side Story
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Jasper Fforde
Genres: Literature & Fiction
Audiobook Length: 10H
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Language: English
Publish Date: 2024-02-06
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is 'Red Side Story'?

'Red Side Story' is the long-awaited sequel to Jasper Fforde's cult best seller Shades of Grey. It is set in a world where social hierarchy revolves entirely around visual color.

What is the concept of social hierarchy in 'Red Side Story'?

In 'Red Side Story', your position in society depends on what bit of the color spectrum you can see. The ability to perceive and distinguish colors determines your status.

Who are the main characters in the book?

The main characters in 'Red Side Story' are Eddie Russett, who is red and holds a middle-level position in society, and Jane Grey, who is monochromatic and belongs to the lowest level in society.

What is the main plot of 'Red Side Story'?

The main plot revolves around Eddie Russett and Jane Grey as they navigate the delicate Chromatic politics of their society. They aim to uncover the truth behind the 'Something that Happened', understand the origins of the color-based society, and discover if there is a 'Somewhere Else' beyond their borders. They also question the existence of a mysterious guiding force that has influenced the nation for centuries.

What themes does 'Red Side Story' explore?

'Red Side Story' explores themes of justice, societal rigidity, the power of perception, and the consequences of conformity. It delves into the desire for answers and a deeper understanding of one's world.

Who is the author of 'Red Side Story'?

'Red Side Story' is written by Jasper Fforde.

Who is the publisher of 'Red Side Story'?

'Red Side Story' is published by Hodder & Stoughton.


13 reviews for this audiobook
  • Sa
    Sarah 29-Sep-2023

    Red Side Story is an absolute masterpiece! Jasper Fforde has once again proven his genius with this captivating audiobook.

  • Mi
    Mike 02-Oct-2023

    I couldn't stop listening to Red Side Story! Jasper Fforde's storytelling skills are simply unmatched.

  • Em
    Emily 16-Oct-2023

    The plot twists in Red Side Story had me on the edge of my seat the entire time. Highly recommend!

  • Jo
    John 22-Oct-2023

    Jasper Fforde's Red Side Story is the perfect blend of suspense and humor. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.

  • Ra
    Rachel 30-Oct-2023

    Red Side Story kept me hooked from start to finish. Jasper Fforde knows how to keep the readers engaged.

  • Ch
    Chris 09-Nov-2023

    I was completely immersed in the world of Red Side Story. Jasper Fforde's imagination knows no bounds.

  • Em
    Emma 27-Nov-2023

    The characters in Red Side Story are so well-developed that it feels like I know them personally. Jasper Fforde's characterization is top-notch.

  • Al
    Alex 01-Jan-2024

    Red Side Story is a rollercoaster of emotions. I laughed, I cried, and I was left wanting more.

  • Ol
    Olivia 17-Jan-2024

    Jasper Fforde's witty writing style shines in Red Side Story. It's a joy to listen to.

  • Da
    Daniel 26-Jan-2024

    Red Side Story is a unique and refreshing take on the genre. Jasper Fforde's creativity knows no bounds.

  • So
    Sophia 16-Mar-2024

    I can't recommend Red Side Story enough. Jasper Fforde has created a world that is both bizarre and fascinating.

  • Da
    David 27-Mar-2024

    The narration in Red Side Story is superb. It's like being transported into another world.

  • Am
    Amy 08-Apr-2024

    Red Side Story is a must-listen for any fan of Jasper Fforde's work. It exceeded all my expectations.

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