Patrick Süskind’in, Almanya’da ilk yayımlanışında tam anlamıyla olay yaratan, aylarca liste başlarında kalan Koku adlı bu romanı, gerçekte alışılagelmiş. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is a literary historical fantasy novel by German writer Patrick Süskind. The novel explores the sense of smell and its. 1 Review?id=-V5BAAAACAAJ. What people are saying – Write a review. We haven’t found any reviews in the.

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He then traces it with his nose, and finds that the source of this scent is a young virgin girl just passing puberty. And may the rest of the thinking world of devoted fans of literature be spared this atrocity. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The middle part clearly showed that he has the ability to captivate readers, and his subject was definitely interesting and could have been presented in an extraordinary manner. The only thing to be valued in this book is Suskind’s style of writing.

The Story of a Murderer 44 Aug 26, The story of a murderer, by Patrick Suskind. When he is a creepy baby nobody wants anything to do with him.

After this epiphany, Grenouille goes barking mad, and surrenders himself to a gory finale. It is notable that ioku is a suicide.

For all its scientific detail, Perfume is essentially a fairy tale, and anything but a strange ending would have been a betrayal. Presume this is a book one either loves or hates. Grenouille is my new favorite literary character.

People interested in history might love this book but even for those I’d rather recommend to read something else or their school text books. Hardcoverpages.


His is an obsessive quest that will lead him to murder again, and again, and again, in this desperate search. Paris in the s Boringat least for me, but I can see why people think it is well executed. Use the HTML parick. Look at the title, this is no spoiler!

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However, this is not a simple horror story or thriller: Perfume tells the story of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, an eighteenth-century Parisian with a unique gift: He can deconstruct even the most complex aromas. I’m looking for more books about characters who are obsessed with one or more of the sensual pleasures of life. Historical fiction readers, fantasy readers, readers who love bizarre characters.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the kkku scent. View all comments. All that said, the end of the book is insane, but wonderfully so. At least that is what I have been led to believe. Chief Magistrate Birgit Minichmayr And like a vampire, it is the smell of virgins which drives him wild.

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind

But this is a case where I have to speak out. The Da Vinci Code Jean-Baptiste Grenouille is born with the ability to smell anything and sskidn in the world around him.

Furthermore, when Grenouille finally does achieve his dream, he is heartbroken to discover that, after everything, it was not what he’d envisioned. I could smell the lake, the night air Feel the Harley spinning out of control as it hit the sand.

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Woman 2 Fishmarket Carlos Gramaje The fact that he lacks a characteristic odour himself enhances his vampiric nature. World Fantasy Award — Novel. Fortunately I have more words available and I have to use them.


I read that book a while ago and I’m still thinking abou To be entirely honest I still haven’t decided whether I loved the book or hated it. The moment captures the heart of the book in one beautifully horrific frenzy of emotions and desire. The Story of a Murderer. Retrieved from ” https: However, on the way to his execution he wears a new scent he has created, that causes awe and adoration in others, and although the evidence of his guilt is absolute, the crowd becomes so fond of him, and so convinced of the innocence he now exudes, that he is freed; even Laure’s father asks if he would consider being adopted as his son.

Metropolitan Films [France] Official site [Russia]. A sign of a stupid author. View all 12 comments. Start your free trial. Forse aveva ragione quella mia amica: His singular pursuit for his goal is uncompromising and he will stop at nothing to achieve the most perfect of scents. Yes, I made those words up. View all 4 comments. The story ends with the crowd, who are left embarrassed by their own action, but are also left “uncommonly proud.

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The writing is so tedious. It is a story of a reclusive man, who, born without a personal odour, becomes obsessed with creating the perfect human scent. Jean makes for an interesting character study for sure.