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El Perfume: Historia de un Asesino

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An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind's classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man's indulgence in his greatest passion-his sense of smell-leads to murder.

In the slums of eighteenth-century France, the infant Jean-Baptiste Grenouille is born with one sublime gift-an absolute sense of smell. 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. But Grenouille's genius is such that he is not satisfied to stop there, and he becomes obsessed with capturing the smells of objects such as brass doorknobs and frest-cut wood. Then one day he catches a hint of a scent that will drive him on an ever-more-terrifying quest to create the ultimate perfume-the scent of a beautiful young virgin. Told with dazzling narrative brillance, Perfume is a hauntingly powerful tale of murder and sensual depravity.

Translated by John E. Woods

A fable of crimial genius.... Remarkable.

--The New York Times

Superb storytelling all the way...the climax is a savage shocker.

--The Plain Dealer

An astonishing performance, a masterwork of artistic conception and execution. A totally gripping page-turner.

--The San Francisco Chronicle

Product Details

ISBN:
9788432217456
Author:
Suskind, Patrick
Publisher:
Planeta
Translator:
Gorina, Pilar Giralt
Author:
Gorina, Pilar Giralt
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
Murderers
Subject:
Media Tie-In - General
Subject:
FIC022060
Subject:
Historical
Edition Description:
Ed Especial
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
Spanish
Pages:
308
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 x 0.7 in 7.5 lb

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