Jitterbug Perfume

Jitterbug Perfume

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Reissue of the classic Tom Robbins novel which has been a bestseller since first released.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 126 x 198 x 25.91mm | 244g
  • No Exit Press
  • Harpenden, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1842430351
  • 9781842430354
  • 9,270

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"Jitterbug Perfume is an epic. which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesn't conclude until nine o'clock tonight [Paris time]. It is a saga, as well. A saga must have a hero, and the hero of this one is a janitor with a missing bottle. The bottle is blue, very, very old, and embossed with the image of a goat-horned god. If the liquid in the bottle is actually is the secret essence of the universe, as some folks seem to think, it had better be discovered soon becaused it is leaking and there is only a drop of two left.
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Review quote

"Tom Robbins has a grasp on things that dazzles the brain and he's also a world-class storyteller." - Thomas Pynchon"
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About Tom Robbins

Tom Robbins has been called "a vital natural resource" by The Portland Oregonian, "one of the wildest and most entertaining novelists in the world" by the FT, and "the most dangerous writer in the world today" by Fernanda Pivano of Italy's Corriere della Sera. A Southerner by birth, Robbins has lived in and around Seattle since 1962. He is the author of six other novels including Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates and Another Roadside Attraction.
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73,196 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 48% (35,344)
4 32% (23,082)
3 14% (10,255)
2 4% (3,012)
1 2% (1,503)
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