The Perfume – The story of a murder is an acclaimed bestseller novel by the German writer Patrick Süskind in 1985. It is about the infant Jean Baptiste Grenouille who is born with a special gift, an absolute sense of smell, but he himself has no sent. After a prominent perfumer teaches him the art of mixing perfume, he is not satisfied and wants to become the greatest perfumer of all time. He becomes obsessed with certain scents particularly with the scent of a young woman which makes him committing a cruel act…
This book is translated into 49 languages and was sold 20 million times!
Want to buy it? Translated from the German by John E. Woods.