Liz Jensen has written four books before this, but she describes The Ninth Life as her first 'grown up' book.
- Egg Dancing (1996): 'Yes, the story is often overwhelmed by delusions, hallucinations and trips through altered reality. But Jensen has a real gift for wickedly black humor - and enough stylistic panache to hold a reader's attention firmly through the thicket of her excesses.' (Publishers Weekly)
- Ark Baby (UK 1998, US 1999): 'Strained would-be satire, with its intellectual and narrative punch diluted by very obvious foreshadowing.' (Kirkus Reviews).
- Paper Eater (2000 in UK, apparently not available in the US):
'Funny and richly imagined, this is as timely a warning about rampant
consumerism as Orwell's 1984 was about state control'
- War Crimes For The Home (2002)...