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Jitterbug Perfume

Book Review

In classic Tom Robbins style, Jitterbug Perfume, first published in 1984 is crafted with humor and wisdom intertwined so cleverly that you’re not always sure if one trumps the other. While the book isn’t exactly a “how to” guide to essential oils, it is a fun and somewhat educational read around the topic of essential oils and perfumery.

Whenever I read Tom Robbins I always want to dive so completely into his world that the characters and events take on such a quality that I have to take a conscious step back to re-evaluate reality.  Jitterbug perfume had me believing in ancient Bohemian customs, fountains of youth, the sacred quality of beets and Pan the goat horned Man-God.

Follow the epic journey of Alobar, Kudra, and Pan through the centuries in search of a life altering scent. Join Bayou born Seattle-ite  Priscilla and the one-of-a-kind bottle that started it all. You’ll never think of beets in the same way again.

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