Perfume : the story of a murderer


Format:
Book


Author(s):
S¸skind, Patrick


Keyword(s):
Perfumes -- Fiction. Murderers -- France -- Fiction. Odors -- Fiction. France -- Fiction.


Year:
1986


Pages:
255 p.


Publisher:
A.A. Knopf


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
13524729


Label:
Box 123


Notes:
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


URLS:
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0701/86045419-b.html Materials specified: Contributor biographical informationhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0701/86045419-b.html


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: PT2681.U74; Dewey: 833/.914


ISBN:
ISBN: 0394550846; 9780394550848; 0671643703 (pbk.); 9780671643706 (pbk.) LCCN: 86-45419


Work type:
Fiction (fic)


Edition:
1st American


Abstract:
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.


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