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perfume: the story of a murderer by patrick süskind

The book follows the main character, Grenouille, an orphan born with a heightened sense of smell. His curiosity sends him on a journey throughout France, from working at a perfumery to murdering women wearing beautiful perfume.

The story is clearly wacky, creepy and pretty morbid, yet told through the most beautiful olfactory imagery I have come across.

I look forward to picking this book up again.

 

Reviewed by: Amalia Cole

Sydney, Australia
Instagram: @malireads


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Genre: Classics, Fiction, Horror

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