Patrick Suskind's Perfume is a classic novel of death and sensuality in Paris '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 debut' 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 Patrick Suskind was born near Munich, in 1949. He studied medieval and modern history at the University of Munich. His first play, The Double Bass, was written in 1980 and became an international success. His first novel, Perfume, became an internationally acclaimed bestseller. He is also the author of The Pigeon and Mr. Summer's Story, and a coauthor of the enormously successful German television series Kir Royal. Patrick Suskind lives and writes in Munich.
Allergies can be very unpleasant especially at seasonal times like spring and summer or in general circumstances like pets, food and chemical products. So, this book is designed to help you relieve any symptoms of your allergies with the help of essential oils to naturally relieve irritation and discomfort. Each recipe provided in this book will explain the unique and beneficial use of treatment for the allergy. Since essential oils are made from plant extract they are the easiest and safest way to combat various types of allergies. Also, when you use essential oils to treat allergies you will get instant relief without the worry of side effects unlike prescription medication. This book provides essential rules and basic information on aromatherapy for allergies, as well as other uses for essential oils. The main issues covered in this book include; the types of oils to avoid when treating your allergies, precautions and dangers concerning the use of essential oils on allergies, importance of pure essential oils, the types of oils suitable for different types of allergies, application techniques and methods of use for essential oils and 30 practical recipes to deal with the most common problems when using essential oils.
Scentuality Perfumes Articles
Scentuality Perfumes Books