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ISBN13: 9780553268447
ISBN10: 0553268449
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Publisher Comments:

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 the secret essence of the universe, as some folks seem to think, it had better be discovered soon because it is leaking and there is only a drop or two left.

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"Jitterbug Perfume has a large and exotic cast of characters, all of whom are interested in immortality and/or perfume....Go see for yourself; you'll have a good time." Washington Post

Review:

"Robbins again celebrates the joy of individual expression and self-reliance. He lays before us the time honored warts and hairs of the worlds philosophies — problems with religion, war, politics, family, marriage and sex — and leaves no twist or turn unstoned." Saturday Review

About the Author

Tom Robbins is the author of eight novels. When not roaming, he lives in the Seattle area.

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5point, December 1, 2011 (view all comments by 5point)
This is one of Tom's best! A really fun read... Think love potion number nine and have fun! Still Life with Woodpecker tells you everything you need to know about redheads and you must buy a pack of the unfiltered camels to read that one,and Sissy Hankshaw is our cowgirl... Who else but Robbins would paint his typewriter red,and speak of blackberry brush and a Hotpoint refrigerator and a Coldspot range??? Tom Robbins is one of the few writers that really lets us readers know how much fun he has writing these ecletic stories! A true example of counterculture gone wild:) It dosen't matter who you are,this is total FUN!!!! Another Roadside Attraction tells of something hotter than ants in amber....
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Super Kali, November 29, 2011 (view all comments by Super Kali)
Rereading this book makes me feel whole again. Robbins at his best.
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Rereading this book makes me feel whole again. Robbins at his best.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780553268447
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Author:
Robbins, Tom

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Product details pages Bantam Books - English 9780553268447 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Jitterbug Perfume has a large and exotic cast of characters, all of whom are interested in immortality and/or perfume....Go see for yourself; you'll have a good time."
"Review" by , "Robbins again celebrates the joy of individual expression and self-reliance. He lays before us the time honored warts and hairs of the worlds philosophies — problems with religion, war, politics, family, marriage and sex — and leaves no twist or turn unstoned."
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