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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind

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Survivor, genius, perfumer, killer: this is Jean-Baptiste Grenouille. He is abandoned on the filthy streets of Paris as a child, but grows up to discover he has an extraordinary gift: a sense of smell more powerful than any other human's. Yet there is one odor he cannot capture. It is exquisite, magical: the scent of a young virgin.

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Survivor, genius, perfumer, killer: this is Jean-Baptiste Grenouille. He is abandoned on the filthy streets of Paris as a child, but grows up to discover he has an extraordinary gift: a sense of smell more powerful than any other human's. Soon, he is creating the most sublime fragrances in all the city. Yet there is one odor he cannot capture. It is exquisite, magical: the scent of a young virgin. And to get it he must kill. And kill. And kill.

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SKU GOR000515962
Title Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Author By (author) Patrick Suskind
Contributor Translated by J.E. Woods
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 1989
Page Number 272
ISBN 0140120831
ISBN13 9780140120837
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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