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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.

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Perfume The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind
Perfume The Story of a Murderer
Patrick Suskind
Patrick Suskind's Perfume is a classic novel of death and sensuality in Paris. Clever, stylish, and absorbing, this book tells a tale of murder and twisted eroticism controlled by a disgusted loathing of humanity.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/08/2015
Perfume The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind
Perfume The Story of a Murderer
Patrick Suskind
One of Trinny Woodall's favourite books. Survivor, genius, perfumer, killer: this is Jean-Baptiste Grenouille. He is abandoned on the filthy streets of Paris as a child, but grows up to discover he has an extraordinary gift: a sense of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2010

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