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By: Suskind, Patrick

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Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
0141198141 / 9780141198149
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United Kingdom
129 x 198 mm, 224 grams 304 pages
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Survivor, genius, perfumer, killer: this is Jean-Baptiste Grenouille.

He is abandoned on the filthy streets 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 Paris.

Yet there is one odour he cannot capture. It is exquisite, magical: the scent of a young virgin. And to get it he must kill. And kill. And kill ...


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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