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Patrick Süskind’in, Almanya’da ilk yayımlanışında tam anlamıyla olay yaratan, aylarca liste başlarında kalan Koku adlı bu romanı, gerçekte alışılagelmiş. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is a literary historical fantasy novel by German writer Patrick Süskind. The novel explores the sense of smell and its. 1 Review?id=-V5BAAAACAAJ. What people are saying – Write a review. We haven’t found any reviews in the.

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I’m the only one who really feel pissed off about the “story of a murdered”? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

He lacks a fundamental concept of agency in other people, who are essentially conveyors or producers of smells and nothing more. Perfume is an odd story, perhaps, but also very interesting, providing some payload in depictions of 18th Century Europe and information about aroma in general and perfumery in particular. Perfume No Spoilers 3 5 May 30, As a boy, he lives to decipher the odors of Paris, and apprentices himself to a prominent perfumer who teaches him the ancient art of mixing precious oils and herbs.

The descriptions of every, mineral, animal, vegetable and human, albeit brilliant became tedious and I found myself drifting over whole sentences and paragraphs.

As a read for entertainment, it may be worth it. Mar 13, Bookdragon Sean rated it really liked it Shelves: In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.

How this book gets a 4 star average on Goodreads is astonishing to me. The circumstances of Jean-Baptiste’s birth and upbringing were also hilariously awful to me.

Maybe this is more for the few others out there that didn’t like it, because if they are like me when a book is so well loved, and I have the complete opposite response, I wonder what I am missing! Fortunately I have more words available ioku I have to use them.


Refresh and try again. He is fostered but is a difficult solitary child and eventually apprenticed to a tanner.

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This is a book in which the title is completely self-explanatory. Add the first question. I was predisposed to love this book no matter what. They were huge, ;atrick petal as wide as a fingernail.

Open Preview See a Problem? The story mainly concerns Jean-Baptiste Grenouille French for “frog”an unloved 18th-century French orphan who is bor I remember the bitter, smoky smell of the pits so environmentally destructive, but whatever that my neighbors dug in which ptarick burned wood slowly for months to make a small supply of coal.

Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Again, Pizza Lords may you forgive me for my sins. However, it is not swkind its problems. Jean makes for an interesting character study for sure.

It was a waste of time. The descriptions of the various perfume-making techniques are rich, detailed and thoroughly impressive. Unlike anything I’ve ever read, but I loved it.

The middle part clearly showed that he has the ability to captivate readers, and his subject was definitely interesting and could have been presented in kou extraordinary manner. Some writers can write sensually enough to make me miss a sense I’ve never known, M. The only reason I have not given this five stars is because I found it rambled a little in places. Paris is a stinking pit of hell.

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View all 8 comments. The real story of the serial killer Manuel Blanco Romasantaalso known as the wolfman, who killed several women and children and extracted their body fat to make soap and sold their clothes, resembles this character.


That’s how I would describe Perfumethe great German classic of the s. How could someone be compelled to write such a useless piece of crap and worse, how could a book gain such fame as to be deemed an international bestseller?

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Some editions of Perfumeincluding the first, have as their cover image Antoine Watteau ‘s painting Jupiter and Antiopewhich depicts a sleeping woman. Grenouille is my new favorite literary character. After this epiphany, Grenouille goes barking mad, and surrenders himself to a gory finale.

No amount of dramaqueenesque in conveying the protagonist’s evil nature “He’s evil [ And that was all he wanted. This is a book of fantasy. Especially the whole last chapter had me laughing morbidly at scenes the author probably did not intend to be satire.

When he is a creepy baby nobody wants anything to do with him. Since this smell becomes what he lives for, he does whatever he must to obtain it. View all 25 comments. I have always wondered about the concept of “negative bliss”. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. No, sorry, I have to correct myself His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent. Therefore everything is left to our imagination.