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Perfume
Perfume
Author: Patrick Suskind
Patrick S?skind's first novel, Perfume (Das Parfum) tells the horrific story of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, an orphan born in Paris in 1738. When Grenouille's abandoned body is found in the garbage, he is taken to an orphanage, where everyone who comes into contact with him finds something about him to be revulsive. What they are unaware of is ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780140099935
ISBN-10: 014009993X
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 272
Edition: Open Market Ed
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3.3 stars, based on 12 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Amazing novel. Captures the filth and grime of 17th Century life. The book also gives a surreal, creepy vibe. See the movie too. they made it just like the book.
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Intriguing concept - however the plot feels rushed about 3/4 way through. Worth a read anyway!

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