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The Resource Perfume : the story of a murderer, Patrick Süskind

Perfume : the story of a murderer, Patrick Süskind

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Perfume : the story of a murderer
Title
Perfume
Title remainder
the story of a murderer
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Süskind
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in 18th century France. 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 an exquisite, magical scent of a young virgin. And to get it he must kill. And kill. And kill
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Summary
Survivor, genius, perfumer, killer: this is Jean-Baptiste Grenouille. He was 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 humans. Soon, he is creating the most sublime fragrances in all the city. 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.
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Award
World Fantasy Award, 1987.
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058260
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ATSHR
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Süskind, Patrick
Dewey number
833.914
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
fiction
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Woods, John E.
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True
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Perfumes industry
  • Murder
  • France
Target audience
adult
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the story of a murderer
Label
Perfume : the story of a murderer, Patrick Süskind
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Control code
000060960494
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780141037509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)944003336
Label
Perfume : the story of a murderer, Patrick Süskind
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000060960494
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780141037509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)944003336

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