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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer | Patrick Suskind
Patrick Sskind's Perfume is a classic novel of death and sensuality in Paris, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'In eighteenth-century France there lived a man who was one of the most gifted and abominable personages in an era that knew no lack of gifted and abominable personages. His name was Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, and if his name has been forgotten today, it is certainly not because Grenouille fell short of those more famous blackguards when it came to arrogance, misanthropy, immorality, or, more succinctly, wickedness, but because his gifts and his sole ambition were restricted to a domain that leaves no traces in history: to the fleeting realm of scent . . .''An astonishing tour de force both in concept and execution' Guardian'A fantastic tale of murder and twisted eroticism controlled by a disgusted loathing of humanity ... Clever, stylish, absorbing and well worth reading' Literary Review'A meditation on the nature of death, desire and decay ... a remarkable dbut' Peter Ackroyd, The New York Times Book Review'Unlike anything else one has read. A phenomenon ... Everyone seems to want to get a whiff of this strange perfume, which will remain unique in contemporary literature' Figaro'An ingenious and totally absorbing fantasy' Daily Telegraph'Witty, stylish and ferociously absorbing' Observer
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TheSpineView
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TheLudicReader My current read. 1mo
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OutsmartYourShelf
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Panpan

If there was one word to sum up this book it would be “creepy“. Everything about it is just off. To me, there seemed something profoundly misogynistic about it. Then there's the spontaneous orgy at an execution (I'm not even kidding), & the ending is ridiculous. It's a book ticked off the 'To Read' list but I can't recommend it & I definitely wouldn't re-read it. 1⭐

TW: cannibalism, murder, animal cruelty/death, misogyny, paedophila, stalking.

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CourtSmall
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Mehso-so

Book 106/2022. Finished 23/5/22 ⭐️⭐️⭐️.5

Audiobook

It is referenced in so many things, thought it was about time I read it

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Cazxxx
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WJCintron LOVE IT!!! 10mo
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tellmesomething2read
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Pickpick

sold as a novel about obsession. more about identity and morality within the institutions of hierarchy.

The Collector
Despair
The Nose

like the bleached bones of little birds

3.5 stars

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PhyllisH
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I have finished my #doublespin book selection. Perfume is one weird,creepy,strange book😲. I‘m just happy to be finished with this one.
@thearomaofbooks.

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Emilymdxn
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Bizarre and incredibly creepy, like skin-crawlingly ideas that burrow into you creepy rather than straight up scary creepy. The prose was gorgeous and I liked the eighteenth century Parisian setting - I don‘t think I‘ve read any historical fiction about that period before which is always fun.

#scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter @Clwojick +16

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K.Wielechowski
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Mehso-so

I... am not sure how to feel about this book.
The beginning was interesting. It followed the MC‘s horrible upbringing that lead to his job in a perfumery. He has no scent of his own but he also has a super sniffer which makes him a great perfumer.
But then the story takes a left turn when he becomes a cave dwelling hermit. And then the murders...
The end was a total WTF.
It was interesting then got weird.

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K.Wielechowski
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When the computer system is down at work, you get to read and drink tea.

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Ast_Arslan
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I am posting one book per day from my to-be-read collection. No description and providing no reason for wanting to read it. Some will be old, some will be new - don't judge me, I have a lot of books.

Day 162th

Join the fun if you want!

#tbrpile

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K.Wielechowski
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I say we throw out “prodigy” and all start using “wunderkind.” Who‘s with me?
(Book translated from German)

julesG Yeah for a translator who used the German loan word. 14mo
tpixie Fun! 14mo
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WellReadCatLady
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Great book! Grenouille has no odor and has a great sense of smell. He goes from a tanner, to a perfumer, to isolation, and back to create the perfect scent. The way the author captured the pervasiveness of Grenouille's feelings about scents is creepily perfect.

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Ididsoidid
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Pickpick

A very unique and original story, with incredibly rich descriptions. Really well written, there were moments where I thought the choice of words was clumsy but I‘ve put that down to the translation. Even though it gathers pace I found myself a bit impatient towards the end, I suspect the movie spoilt it for me! 7/10

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Nute
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#Two4Tuesday - Any book that you enjoyed that was a book club pick?
Thanks for the tag, Ms Lisa!💕

For a brief wonderful period of time a CHROMOSOME Y participated in my 2nd Tuesday Night Book Club (yeah, I know, not a creative book club name, but at least it reminds us when we are meeting up😆). Anyway “Y” thought that our reading selections needed to go in an entirely new and grittier direction...more like “take no prisoners reading.”👇🏽

Nute This book was the first to lead the way. There was a slight protest. The club was used to sisterhood-friendship & late-bloom self discovery books...more like “Sunday afternoon relaxation reading.” But we were excited to have his full on testosterone-imbibed presence. “OK” came quick. THIS book was the most peculiar of them all. Pure strangeness! Brilliantly written! Undeniably creepy! Morbidly captivating (is that okay?)! Almost hypnotizing!👇🏽 (edited) 2y
Nute A full throttle bizarre examination of the evolution of a downward spiraling lonely mind. Descent to madness. After the shock wore off, I was entranced by this book & the concept of an odorless existence pressing a man into insanity for the sheer desire to imprint a scent upon the world. How often do we take our sensory impressions for granted? Which one supersedes all the others in greater need or value? Poor Grenouille! What do we label him?👇🏽 (edited) 2y
Nute This haunted soul. Where does he belong? He was depraved of something good from the very start of life. He becomes somber and lonely, lost and dejected, sunken and remorseless, cunning and evil. Yet, I was sad for him, because he was simply trying to validate his existence. No, no...it was more like he was trying to find his existence or breathe life into his existence with a created scent... the scent of all scents, the Scent Supreme!👇🏽 (edited) 2y
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Nute The story was disturbing in places. I thanked and rebuked Y for bringing it to our attention. That yin-yang thing. Why “Y”? It was a mind tingling though repulsive read. It was good to be acquainted with you, Mr. Y, and an absolute pleasure to discuss books with you in book club! (edited) 2y
Billypar I love this review. This Y chromosome really wants to be part of an IRL bookclub someday and it puzzles me a little why more with my genotype don't seem to be interested 😅 2y
Nute @Billypar It is a puzzling thing, Vinny. I‘ve contemplated the why-reasons myself. The reading dynamic that was presented to my book club because of his presence was interesting and surprising...possibly needed. It quickly became evident that we were lacking in what was thought to be a very broad perspective. No one had ever voiced the book suggestions that he did. He took us on an amazing journey through his literary lens. 2y
Billypar I love finding books that I wouldn't usually pick up. That's a great thing about book clubs (and Litsy for that matter). 2y
IMASLOWREADER discovered this book by accident and im glad i did such a great read 2y
TheSpineView You're welcome! 😘 1y
PurpleyPumpkin Fantastic review! You captured the essence perfectly. Many years ago (actually decades!😅) when I worked in a bookstore, I came across this book. It wasn‘t selling very well, but it intrigued me. It‘s one of those books that I‘ll never part with and know I‘ll reread at some point. I haven‘t yet partly because I‘m afraid I‘ll be disappointed & won‘t be as amazed by it as I was the first time. But you‘ve reminded me just how good this book is!👍🏽 1y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Great review! I picked this up years ago and still never read it. If I can find it, I might need to move it up the pile. 1y
Nute @Billypar Agree!💕 1y
Nute @IMASLOWREADER I‘m so happy for the roundabout way that both you and I discovered this book! I‘m not sure that I would have found my way to this book without this kind of accidental third-party exposure.😆 And you‘re right, it was worth it! 1y
Nute @PurpleyPumpkin Thank you! I‘m not sure that I would have found my way to the this book without book club and more than likely not without our one male member. But it seems to have a bigger audience than I believed. It‘s even been adapted to film and it must have been the big screen because the cast includes Ben Whishaw, Alan Rickman, John Hurt and Dustin Hoffman. Well-known celebrities!👇🏽 1y
Nute @PurpleyPumpkin You bring up an interesting thought, Kimberly, what would it be like to reread this? Would the entire experience be so different that I would wonder about how and why I was so mesmerized the first time? I don‘t often reread books so it will probably never happen, but I will be very interested in your thoughts after your second time around!🙂 1y
Nute @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Thank you! It‘s definitely different, and creepy if your focus remains on Grenouille. A deeper introspection is possible by pondering the attention grabbing curiosity of the power of scent, a universal ultimate scent and the peculiarity of no body scent. I hope that you find your copy so that we can chat!🙂 1y
PurpleyPumpkin I don‘t think I knew about the movie! What a surprise! I‘ll have to look that up, I‘m intrigued. I remember feeling very unsettled but fascinated by this book. And when I first read it, I thought it was really well written. I don‘t often reread either, but I‘ve always thought I‘d make a return visit someday. We‘ll see… 1y
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Whalien99
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4 stars

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Andrea4
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This story was not even half of what I expected in the best way possible!
It made me shudder but without being gorey or overly theatrical in the telling of the crimes.
A very interesting concept indeed!
Still by the end I found the telling of it reminiscent to the style of Les Mis :)

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Andrea4
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I'm 15min in and already have the distinctive feel of Les Mis.
I like it.

Tamra I 💜 Suskind! 2y
Andrea4 @Tamra my first but so far I'm super hooked and happy! Maybe I have found another favourite author! 2y
Tamra @Andrea4 he hasn‘t been very prolific, but I‘ve enjoyed everything I could find in English. 2y
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ChaoticMissAdventures
Perfume (Revised) | Patrick Suskind
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The not all love is healthy reading list!

Happy VD 😉

Leftcoastzen 👍👏😂 2y
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Macnjen
Perfume (Revised) | Patrick Suskind
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Mehso-so

Disturbing story of a man born into a bad life, who has no odor of himself, becomes obsessed with scent. This unusual story is grim and the writing has tangential bits that lost me at times. His hunt for the perfect scent drives him to disturbing places. Really unusual concept but it did get off track for me a few times. #litsyatozchallenge @BookishMarginalia

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Macnjen
Perfume (Revised) | Patrick Suskind
Mehso-so

Disturbing story of a man born into a bad life, who has no odor of himself, becomes obsessed with scent. This unusual story is grim and the writing has tangential bits that lost me at times. His hunt for the perfect scent drives him to disturbing places. Really unusual concept but it did get off track for me a few times. #litsyatozchallenge @BookishMarginalia

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Addison_Reads
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#BookSpinBingo @TheAromaofBooks This gives me my first bingo! 😀

Perfume was definitely not was I was expecting. The writing and descriptions were very well done. At times I found myself a little bored, but then something would happen to pull me back into the dark, gritty world of perfume artistry.

The ending on this one I didn't see coming, but it was a great way to finish it.

TheAromaofBooks Yay bingo!!! 2y
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ChaoticMissAdventures
Perfume (Revised) | Patrick Suskind
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Some of my favorites here. Perfume I have read a couple of times, it was one of my first true Literature books and I feel for the creepiness hard. Ishiguro and Ruiz Zafon are 2 of my absolute favorite authors. While Ann Rice brings me back to my teen years and I cannot give her books up.
I normally avoid WWII but the Mitford sisters are so intriguing and I really enjoy Nancy's writing style.
#AlphabetTitles #LetterO & #LetterP

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Amandajoy
Perfume (Revised) | Patrick Suskind
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Here are #3books I did not care for. I remember nothing about The Wedding Season except that I rated it one star on Goodreads about 10 years ago. It‘s my only one star book.

OriginalCyn620 📚👎🏻📚 2y
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TheEllieMo
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All things #aromatic lead to murder!

#SeptemberSenses

Eggs Brilliant 👍🏼👏🏻👍🏼 2y
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What a way to finish a book you love (for the third time) ... “They were uncommonly proud. For the first time they had done something out of Love.”

Leftcoastzen I love this book ! Really stuck with me. 2y
conorpunchbook 🥰 same here @Leftcoastzen (edited) 2y
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conorpunchbook
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Maybe I need to read one book at a time

Leftcoastzen Love Perfume ! Other ones look good too. 2y
Nute Welcome to Litsy! It‘s a warm and friendly community. I know that you will enjoy yourself here. I‘m looking forward to getting to know you!🙂 2y
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Leftcoastzen
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📖Perfume
🖋Richard Powers
🎥Paris,Texas
📺Parenthood
🎸Pretenders
🎤Perfect Day-Lou Reed
#manicmonday #letterP

JoScho Thanks for playing 💜 2y
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stef_inked
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Pickpick

I loved this book. Haunting yet a delight for the senses. I‘m going to listen to the audiobook next.

rather_be_reading welcome to litsy 📚☕📚 #litsywelcomewagon 2y
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sprainedbrain
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I‘m behind with my reviews... I guess I‘ve been busy alternating between disgust and despair with the current state of affairs in this country. 😞

I finished this weird little diversion on Saturday. Full review is on my blog: http://sprainedbrain.blog/2020/06/01/another-1001books-review-perfume-by-patrick...

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2

This was also my history book for #MandMChallenge2020

#1001books

sprainedbrain Oh and this was my 9th and final #BookSpinBonanza book for May! @TheAromaofBooks 2y
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 2y
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LuisaMalvar
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Amazing!

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Emm1
Mehso-so

troublant, long, mais attachant

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erzascarletbookgasm
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What a fantastical story! We follow the protagonist, who is born with an incredibly superior sense of smell, in his quest for making the most perfect scent in the world...but it takes a dark turn. The writing is very descriptive, the story grim, and that finale! 😨 I find myself still thinking of the story, after finishing it.

#jennyis30 #18thcentury
#ReadingEurope2020 #France

Catherine_Willoughby In progress 3y
BarbaraBB Great choice. I loved this one as well! 3y
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Cathythoughts Great review! Sounds excellent!! It‘s on my TBR 👍🏻❤️ 3y
batsy Nice review 🖤 A book that stays in one's mind... 3y
Librarybelle Oh...I‘ll have to stack this one! 3y
LeeRHarry I read this years ago and it has stayed with me as a 5 star read - loved it! 3y
Kalalalatja Stacked! 3y
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BaroqueBee
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A very interesting read. The book is all about a man who has a really good sense of smell but no personal smell of his own. The events that proceed due to this fact come from a dark place but the way that scent and smells are explored in this novel sheds new light on the landscape of the nose. Overall I enjoyed it, but a long read which is why I audiobooked it 😅

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Cinfhen
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WTF did I just read???I don‘t want to spill the spoiler beans BUT WHOA... If you enjoy descriptive passages about scents & fragrances, if you adore #18thCentury France, if you were ever attracted to Frankenstein, Arthur Dimmesdale & or Jeffrey Dahmer, then this book will be right in your wheelhouse 😜 It‘s 🍌👖crazzzy ❣️❣️❣️and now I have one box left for #JennyIs30 @jenniferw88

TrishB I‘ve had Perfume on my kindle for a while. Your review has not put it into the must be read category 😂 3y
jenniferw88 Yay! Glad you liked it! And well done... you'll probably be the first to finish! 🎉🎉🎉 3y
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Cinfhen What, @TrishB you don‘t have a secret crush on Frankenstein 🤖🖤😂😘I‘m still trying to process the last 2 hours!!!!! That was insane @jenniferw88 3y
BarbaraBB How so you so it, reading all of Europe and #JennyIs30 in three months?! I am sorry Iceland has to wait until April, I didn‘t know you went this fast! 🧡 3y
Joanne1 This book really is bananas, and pretty darn creepy too. I wasn‘t sure I wanted to keep reading but I also couldn‘t stop. That was years ago and I still remember parts vividly as well as the skin crawling feeling I had when reading it. 3y
TrishB It‘s very secret! 3y
juliegumdrop That ending though! Did you know there‘s a movie? 3y
TheAromaofBooks “Spill the spoiler beans“ just made me so happy haha 3y
erzascarletbookgasm I‘m so curious I have to read it soon! And fantastic job for the challenge, just one more to go! 👍 3y
Crewgurl I am so confused by this description 😂 3y
Cinfhen I can‘t really recommend this book @erzascarletbookgasm but yet I was so drawn into the story @Joanne1 I have not seen the film @juliegumdrop but I‘m curious to see how they recreate certain parts 😉Those “spoiler beans” are too HUGE to spill @TheAromaofBooks @Crewgurl 3y
Cinfhen Lots of my books are #DoubleDip and #TriplePlay @BarbaraBB so they work for multiple challenges plus I have those “extra” 10 hours a day when I‘m not at a paying job 😛small benefit for being unemployed!! And I still have over half of Europe left to read... 3y
BarbaraBB You‘re doing so good and I envy you for all your reading time! One day... 🥰 3y
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Cinfhen
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Shit is getting weird!!!!! And I still have 4 hours left 😳

jenniferw88 🤣🤣🤣 the movie is weirder... 3y
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Cinfhen
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If anyone is looking for an #ArmchairTravel #ReadingEurope2020 #France or an #18thCentury pick THIS book fits the bill ❤️It‘s so good , I can‘t believe it was written in 1985 and this is the first time I‘m reading it 😲

julesG It's very good. I have read it so often. 3y
Cinfhen Have you read it in both languages @julesG ?? 3y
julesG I've read it in German, of course, and attempted to read it in French. I should give it a try in English. I have a knack for spotting mistranslations. 😬 3y
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Cinfhen The audio is so good @julesG 🎧 3y
jenniferw88 😊❤🎉 3y
kammartinez Have you seen the film version of this? It‘s quite remarkable, visually. 3y
Cinfhen @kammartinez no, I haven‘t but I will look for it after I finish the novel. I‘m sure the colors and sights are stunning as the descriptions are spectacular 3y
kammartinez @Cinfhen The adaptation‘s quite good, so I think you‘ll enjoy it :) 3y
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Cinfhen
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I think I just found my #18thCentury pick for #JennyIs30

jenniferw88 It's a good one! 3y
Cinfhen So far the narration is excellent @jenniferw88 It‘s making me sad 😢 3y
BarbaraBB I loved this one but I admit I read it in the 80s 😉👵🏼 3y
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CafeMom An intriguing book with a strange ending. 3y
Cinfhen I‘ve heard this book is sultry @CafeMom I didn‘t realize it was from the 80‘s though!!!!! That‘s cool @BarbaraBB you were reading this in your preschool days 😜😛😘 3y
KarouBlue This book was super creepy! 3y
Cinfhen It is !!!!! @MellieAntoinette but I‘m all in ❤️ 3y
BarbaraBB 😂😘 3y
Cinfhen OMG!!! What did I just read @CafeMom ?!?!?? That ending was bizarre 😱😱😱😱😱 3y
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Nomi_Schiano555
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Really one of the best books ever

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Messiejessie
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Um..... what did I just read?! 😆 There were parts of this book that I really liked and at other times I was a little bored. And then the ending - Whaaaat??????
The writing was really different. Reading with the main perspective being scent rather sight was really interesting and at times beautiful. But I‘m a bit weirded out now. I don‘t know what to think about this book.

Victoria_Clyne I read this a while ago but that's exactly how I felt, still feel. 3y
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Pickpick

A strange read but good too! I don‘t think I‘ll watch the Netflix series bc the setting was so central to this story for me.

teainthelibrary This has been on my TBR for a long time! I had no idea it was on Netflix! 3y
teebe Love this cover 3y
Godpants This cover!!! I‘ve wanted to buy a copy but I‘ve never seen a version I liked 3y
Ms.Story @teainthelibrary I watched the first episode but it didn‘t draw me in as they‘ve set the story in modern times. I prefer the 18th century setting in the book! 3y
Ms.Story @Godpants @teebe This was a surprise find at a church charity book sale!!! I love the cover too! 3y
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Ms.Story
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Currently listening to ‘Perfume‘ and discovered it was a favourite of Kurt Cobain‘s. https://www.google.com/amp/s/fromnovelstonotes.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/nirvanas...

JenniferP I read this last year and loved it. Such an original concept! 3y
klarusu One of my all-time faves. Glad you like it. 3y
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Blueberry
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#pannedbook2019 #DearDecember @Eggs

I finished this book for a bookclub but I hated it.

Eggs “Witty, stylish and ferociously absorbing” !!! 😄 3y
Prairiegirl_reading Good on you! If I don‘t like something for book club I full on tell them I just couldn‘t and then it gets spoiled for me and I never finish. Well only once did I ever finish after the meeting. 3y
jb72 I read that one. It was weird and creepy. I also watched the movie. 3y
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Blueberry @jb72 I did too. My bookclub was a movie/bookclub. Not any better in film was it. 3y
jb72 @Blueberry I don‘t even have words to describe either one. That whole mountain plot point? The big giant orgy?? 3y
Blueberry @jb72 LOL. You are sooo right. 3y
MelKelsey It's one of my favorites! 😂 3y
Blueberry @MelKelsey No, no. I'm so sorry to disagree. But let's still stay friends 😃❤ 3y
MelKelsey I'm happy there's enough books for us all out there! Friends always, @Blueberry ! 3y
NataliePatalie Movie book club? 3y
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MidnightBookGirl
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I started reading this book a million years ago, and I still have a physical copy on my shelf. Decided to finally tackle it in hoopla, and so far so good!

MrsMalaprop One of my faves ❤️😍. 3y
Tamra I love it! 3y
Lmclea2 I read it after watching the film. Really liked it. Great concept and really different 3y
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merelybookish
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#Crave usually suggests taste but can you crave a scent? The main character in this book does! He has a keen sense of smell and it drives him to create the ultimate perfume.
I loved this book. It's so rich, macabre, and riveting. I had fun looking at all the different covers. There's definitely a theme!
#MOvember @Cinfhen

BarbaraBB Great post! 3y
Cinfhen @jenniferw88 told me this book would work for #Booked2020 #GothicHorror so I‘m hoping to read it in the coming year!!! 3y
Cinfhen And the covers are fantastic 3y
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Cathythoughts 👍❤️ 3y
Ruthiella I read this decades ago but want to give it a reread. 😀 3y
merelybookish @BarbaraBB Thanks! 😊 3y
merelybookish @Cinfhen Perfect! I do recommend! It's really unlike any other novel I've read! 3y
merelybookish @Ruthiella Yes, would definitely merit a re-read sometime! 3y
merelybookish @Cathythoughts Another good'un! 3y
Billypar Can't wait to try this one! I saw the movie in the theater and really liked it- I'm sure the book is even better. 3y
Daisey This one is on my #1001books TBR, and this is one of the first posts I‘ve seen that really makes me want to read it. 3y
merelybookish @Billypar Definitely worth a read! And I'm curious about the movie now! 🙂 3y
merelybookish @Daisey Cool! Was it all those covers? It really is a unique read and so compelling! 3y
batsy Well played again! This book is certainly as you describe it... A great one that I think of often even though I read it sometime ago. 3y
merelybookish @batsy Thanks! I keep saying this but it's really unlike any other novel I've read. And in theory, it shouldn't work but it's actually amazing. 3y
erzascarletbookgasm Great images! I‘ll put this further up my tbr pile! 3y
merelybookish @erzascarletbookgasm Apparently it works for a Booked2020 prompt, if you're doing that challenge. 🙂 3y
Cinfhen I‘m trying to get my bookclub to read this one 🤞🏼🤞🏼 3y
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Caffeinated_Reader
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#110 of my year. When I was 17 I found a copy of this book at a church yard sale and really liked it. I also remember Kurt Cobain often mentioning it and that‘s mainly why I read it lol gonna give it a reread since I only read it the once and gonna try to find the movie 🖤

Trashcanman Like most babies smell like butter. 3y
Caffeinated_Reader @Trashcanman scentless apprentice 🖤🖤🖤 3y
Caffeinated_Reader Yup, still creepy. I definitely want to see the movie now for sure. I don‘t think I would have read it as many times as Kurt Cobain reportedly did but it‘s worth the read. It‘s quick paced although I think the beginning drags on a bit but yeah. Great read. 3y
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Morningstar11
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Grenouille...

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Astroneman
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An other boring book! Not my favorite of the year, but with a particular end.

#book #litsy #litsybook #goodreads #bookly #readingchallenge2019 #patricksuskind #perfume

GoneFishing Hey M. You still on good reads? Ping me at Jdtchicago 3y
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KimM
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I received this beautiful UK edition from @scripturient in a swap and I saved it to read this Halloween season. Excellent choice. Not only was this novel atmospheric and creepy, I learned a bunch about scent and the manufacturing of perfumes. Highly recommend. 4.5 💀s

ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled That‘s a beautiful cover! Loved this book - so disturbing!! 3y
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