Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins (Paperback)

Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins (Paperback)

Penguin Random House

$ 17.00

ABOUT JITTERBUG PERFUME

Jitterbug Perfume is an epic novel.

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 actually is 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.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom Robbins has been called “a vital natural resource” by the Oregonian, “one of the wildest and most entertaining novelists in the world” by the Financial Times of London, and “the most dangerous writer in the world today” by Fernanda Pivano of Italy’s Corriere della Sera. His works include Jitterbug Perfume, Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates, and Even Cowgirls Get the Blues. A Southerner by birth, Robbins has lived in and around Seattle since 1962.

Published 1990 by Penguin Random House, 352 pages, paperback

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