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Patrick Suskind Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Suskind's Book Reviews

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind takes place in 18th-century France and is about a serial killer named Jean-Baptiste Grenouille who uses his hyper-olfactory sense to hunt his victims, all of whom are beautiful young females. After a disgustingly poetic in-depth outline of the way the streets of Paris would have smelled during the late 1700s, the reader is introduced to Jean-Baptiste as a baby: a naked newborn who has been abandoned by ...