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My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time A Novel by Liz Jensen

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Published by Bloomsbury USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Novel,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Science fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Prostitutes

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8892271M
ISBN 101596911883
ISBN 109781596911888

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If the title did not warn the reader, the first sentence's appropriation of the famous opening to Rebecca would make it clear that My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time is not going to be entirely serious. It is a personal history, told by Charlotte, a prostitute from late nineteenth century Copenhagen/5.   With the minxy, intrepid Charlotte, Liz Jensen introduces a heroine every bit as memorable as Louis Drax. And with My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time, she delivers yet another outlandishly entertaining novel, in which the seemingly insurmountable obstacle of spacetime proves no match for human ingenuity and earthly passion.2/5(1). My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time In fin-de-siecle Copenhagen, part-time prostitute Charlotte and her lumpen sidekick, Fru Schleswig, have taken on jobs as cleaning ladies of dubious talent to tide them over the harsh winter of : My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time () by Jensen, Liz and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

With a plot that moves at break-neck speed, My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time is a time-traveling adventure tale and a love story, and fabulously decadent, romp, immersing the reader in the underbelly of nineteenth century Copenhagen while also transporting us to the behind-the-scenes present day intrigues of the "Tin City" of London. With the minxy, intrepid Charlotte, Liz Jensen introduces a heroine every bit as memorable as Louis Drax. And with My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time, she delivers yet another outlandishly entertaining novel, in which the seemingly insurmountable obstacle of spacetime proves no match for human ingenuity and earthly passion.   My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time by Liz Jensen pp, Bloomsbury, £ "Dear precious darling reader," gushes Charlotte, the narrator of .   My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time by Liz Jensen Bloomsbury £, pp The 'hippy' children of the largest generation in history grew up to create the global economy.

My dirty little book of stolen time , Bloomsbury Pub., Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers in English - 1st U.S. ed. My Dirty Little Book Of Stolen Time. Written by Liz Jensen Review by Marina Oliver. Charlotte is a whore in Copenhagen. It is , and business is bad, so she and Fru Schleswig, an older woman who has accompanied her from the orphanage, take jobs as cleaners in the house of the widow Krak. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top audio All audio latest This Just In Grateful Dead Netlabels Old Time Radio 78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings. “My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time” seemed like a fun place to start. It was, and I am very pleased that I took the time to read this gem. Liz Jensen is a savvy literary writer, but with this work she delivers a bawdy and rollicking sci-fi drama that’s often just plain funny. This book is about time travel/5(15).