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Il profumo by Patrick Süskind (1 star ratings)

Want to Read saving…. Neither are the landscapes he travels through. 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 suskihd as his son.

Probably there’s some metaphor I’m not getting, possibly even an allegory. Was auch immer das war, ich mag es nicht. 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.

I’m the only one who really feel pissed off about the “story of a murdered”? State Library of NSW. These 4 locations in All: I frequently skipped pages at a time because they had nothing to do with the story.

What he coveted was the odour of certain human beings: A movie was made based on this book.

Il profumo

The story of a murderer, by Patrick Suskind 1 6 Jul 02, So perfume, just like my old Duran Duran albums and shoulder pads had to go. However, that said, this is a powerful tale that reads like a mythic journey and there are some redeeming qualities about the knowledge and care presented in terms of perfume. How could someone be compelled to write such a useless piece of crap and worse, how could a book gain such fame as to be deemed an international bestseller?


World Fantasy Award — Novel. How this book gets a 4 star average on Goodreads is astonishing to me. Quando ho scorto questo libro sullo scaffale della libreria, ne sono rimasta affasciata: Maria Aggelidou translated it in Greek and did a fantastic job. The Story of a Murderer 2 9 Jun 28, This single location in Queensland: Was he the devil? This book is what almost every student has to read at suwkind point in the upper years here in good ol’ Germany.

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This cheap tactic is only one thing, apart from an insult to the intelligent reader: To ask other readers questions about Il profumoplease sign up. These online bookshops told us they have this item: I understand the irony of it all: Eppure io, stoica o masochista, dipenda dai punti di vistaquasi a volerla smentire, lo lessi. Perfume No Spoilers 3 5 May 30, We just weren’t meant to prorumo.

We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. However, this is not an uplifting, pleasant or particularly entertaining tale and Jl would not want to inflict it upon anyone else. I sooo wanted to love this book.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. View all 14 comments. So if you are one of these people don’t worry cause now you know your are not alone: In the ’80s he worked as a screenwriter, for Kir Royal and Monaco Franze among others. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition.

I sooo w After a long hiatus from reading, I was pleased to start the year off books in hand and ready to get back into it. Published June 1st by TEA first published Lists with This Book.


Antoine Watteau detail from “Nymphe et satyre”, —16 [1]. After reading through the beginning of the story and genuinely finding the narrator an incredibly vile and loathesome creature, I reached the end of this tale to proffumo that the whole story had been a gigantic waste of time, just like the protagonist!

This is the whole crux of the problem. Horror fictionmysterymagic realism profuumo, absurd. I had heard about perfume for a long time but had missed it in the 80’s. In my mind popped up the axe deodorant commercial The one with the dude at the beach. Have yet to meet in person anyone on the ‘love’ side.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. However his peace is ended when he realizes after some years that he himself does not have any scent. Unknown to other people, he has a remarkable sense of smelland an extraordinary ability to discern odors; as a result he can perform apparently magical feats such as identifying bad vegetables by the worms they contain, or visitors as they approach the house, and can navigate in total darkness by the smell of objects around him.

Even so, there was nothing about the story that was vaguely likable. Archived copy as title Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers Wikipedia profumk with GND identifiers.