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Nervous System: The Story of a Novelist Who Lost His Mind

Nervous System: The Story of a Novelist Who Lost His Mind (Hardback)

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This is a memoir in the vein of Plath's "Bell Jar". A few months after selling his first book to a major publisher, Jan Lars Jensen woke in a psychiatric ward, only to find that the ideas that had inspired his fiction now roamed through his waking nightmares. Gripping and harrowing, darkly comic and deeply moving, "Nervous System" is the memoir of a novelist who almost let his imagination get the best of him.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: literaryEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 - Publisher: Icon Books Ltd Publication Date: 01/02/2007 ISBN-13: 9781840467932  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Jan Lars Jensen had his first novel, Shiva 3000, listed in the Guardian as one of the top ten fantasy novels of all time. He lives in Halifax, Canada, and online at www.jensen.ca.

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