Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Publish date: November 1st 1991
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, German Literature
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born amongst fish offals, is a peculiar child. He has an extraordinary sense of smell, yet he himself doesn´t have a smell of his own. As Grenouille becomes older, he gets more and more obsessed about the smells surrounding him and as time goes by there is only one thing he...
Foi o pior livro que li em minha vida, definitivamente. O começo foi incrível, a premissa realmente é muito boa e criativa, mas o desenvolver da história foi péssimo. A partir do capítulo dez a coisa ficou bem chata, o personagem começou a agir de forma ridículo e sem noção. Esta história poderia te...
4/5 stars This book. Wow. I started off wanting more than anything to love it, looking past any of the little things that bugged me. Suskind wrote in long sentences. At times he seemed to lose his train of thought only to hurriedly finish the thought at the end of a daunting sentence. He also would ...
Groveling, repulsive husk of a man with exceptional nose but no body odour butchers virgin women in the attempt to turn them into perfume, is caught and released due to having driven the people of France to orgiastic adoration, decides there's no space for joy in his blackened heart and returns to P...
Bardzo "aromatyczna" książka. Dlaczego aromatyczna? Od pierwszych stron, niemal do końca czytelnik ma do czynienia z zapachem. To jedna z wielu rzeczy, które mi się podobały kiedy czytałam "Pachnidło": czyli to, że podczas czytania opisy miasta - Paryża - ulic, ludzi, przedmiotów, straganów itp. mog...