My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time

by Liz Jensen | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0747585938 Global Overview for this book
Registered by freelunch of Cairns, Queensland Australia on 9/30/2009
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Journal Entry 1 by freelunch from Cairns, Queensland Australia on Wednesday, September 30, 2009
"A thrillingly imagined rollercoaster of a novel bursting with sex, time travel, and true love."

Charlotte Schleswig, the delightful narrator of Liz Jensen's latest novel, supports herself and the lumpen Fru Schleswig (who may or may not be her mother) as a prostitute in 1890s Copenhagen. While she is no small success at the trade, she leaps at a new job opportunity for herself and Fru Schleswig, as cleaning ladies for the wealthy widow Krak. But mysteries abound at Fru Krak's dark old mansion. The basement appears to be haunted, townspeople claim to have seen the dead Professor Krak walking the streets as a ghost, and there are stories of desperate souls who paid the professor a visit and never emerged. In fact, as Charlotte will discover, there is a simple explanation for all this: the basement is home to a time machine. When their cunning investigations land them in trouble, Charlotte and Fru Schleswig find themselves catapulted through time and space to modern-day London, and there their adventures truly begin.

Journal Entry 2 by freelunch from Cairns, Queensland Australia on Wednesday, September 30, 2009
a very entertaining read.

sent to a friend (not yet a bookcrosser) who expressed interest in it.

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