Kathleen Tessaro is the author of Elegance, Innocence, The Flirt, and The Debutante. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with her husband and son. show more
Kathleen Tessaro is the author of Elegance, Innocence, The Flirt, and The Debutante. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with her husband and son.
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Overall I enjoyed this book. I'm a sucker for chick lit books set in England. However, at the end of it, I wanted more. I wanted more closure to the historical story than what I ultimately got.
Book: The Perfume Collector Author: Kathleen Tessaro Genre: Fiction/Paris/Perfumer/Inheritance/Two Time Lines Summary: London, 1955: Grace Monroe is a fortunate young woman. Despite her sheltered upbringing in Oxford, her recent marriage has thrust her into the heart of London’s most refined a...
Maeve Fanning is the daughter of an Irish immigrant trying to muddle through Depression era Boston. In an attempt to get away from Boston’s North End, she begins a dangerous downward spiral when she moves to New York and takes the only job she can find as dancing with men at clubs, drinking and eve...
The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro successfully sets out to appeal to the senses and tell a story through images. The book spans two generations; it's easily guessed where the story ends. However, the descriptions in the book - about Paris, about World War II, about the perfume industry - are...
The Perfume Collector is a historical fiction book about two women. Grace Monroe is married and trying to fit into her husband's social circle in 1950s London. She receives a message to travel to Paris where she is to inherit the estate of Eva d'Orsey. A person she has never known. The story altern...