Perfumes -- Fiction. Murderers -- France -- Fiction. Odors -- Fiction. France -- Fiction.
Uniform Title: Parfum. English 23 cm. Publisher descriptionhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0701/86045419-d.html Translation of: Das Parfum. Patrick S¸skind ; translated from the German by John E. Woods. Book
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LC: PT2681.U74; Dewey: 833/.914
ISBN: 0394550846; 9780394550848; 0671643703 (pbk.); 9780671643706 (pbk.) LCCN: 86-45419
In 1738, an orphaned child is given to the monks as a charity case. Although he has no smell at all himself, he possesses an absolute sense of smell. He can smell the very composition of objects, and their history.