Patrick Süskind’in, Almanya’da ilk yayımlanışında tam anlamıyla olay yaratan, aylarca liste başlarında kalan Koku adlı bu romanı, gerçekte alışılagelmiş. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is a literary historical fantasy novel by German writer Patrick Süskind. The novel explores the sense of smell and its. 1 Review?id=-V5BAAAACAAJ. What people are saying – Write a review. We haven’t found any reviews in the.

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To ask other readers questions about Kokuplease sign up. I’m the only one who really feel pissed off about the “story of a murdered”? I really see Grenouille as it is: Christy The way this book is read I’m looking for more books about characters who are obsessed with one or more of the sensual pleasures of life. See all 20 questions about Koku…. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This review sksind been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.

I get that Jean-Baptiste has an extraordinary sense of smell and that his obsession leads him to murder. I understand the irony of it all: Even so, there was ssskind about the story that was vaguely likable.

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?

I hate this book. It was a waste of time. I don’t recommend anyone should read this book View all 8 comments. View all 25 comments. This book starts out interesting, I will give it that much. It is a story of a reclusive man, who, born without a personal odour, becomes obsessed with creating the perfect human scent. The description is interesting, and while Suskind paints a perfect picture of the scene, the idea itself is void of true patricm of sskond, and tires quickly. The only thing to sakind valued in this book is Suskind’s style of writing.

The underpinning pagrick or morals in this book is simply non existent, there is This book starts out interesting, I will give it that much. The underpinning values or morals in this book is simply non existent, there is no need to probe into it, as its concepts lay obviously on the surface, with no real meaning to deduce from the work.


Kpku a read for entertainment, it may be worth it. It seems to be a fairly empty novel; which is supported by a brief synopsis. An orgy follows, and then Grenoiulle decides he wants to die and covers himself moku the perfume, walks into a derelick park and allows himself to be eaten by those who want a piece of him due to his amazing scent.

All in all, the crazy perfumer gets eaten by cannibals. View all 5 comments. I’m not even sure I want to review this. I can honestly say that I hate this book. I freaking hate this book. And I never say stuff like that. This was the worst, most disturbing thing I have ever read and the only thing I want to do now is get rid of this it and never see it, or even think about it again.

Can someone please tell me what the hell is so great about this? View all 7 comments. Quando ho scorto questo libro sullo scaffale della libreria, ne sono rimasta affasciata: Eppure io, stoica o masochista, dipenda dai punti di vistaquasi a volerla smentire, lo lessi.

Guarda caso, Jean-Baptiste conclude la creazione del suo magico profumo poco prima di essere arrestato. Forse aveva ragione quella mia amica: Boringat least for me, but I can see why people think it is well executed. The main character, Jean-Baptiste is totally lacking in emotion, and the story line breathes with the same meticulous clear step by step relating of the events. He has ss,ind odor.

None whatsoever, but his sense of smell is exemplary.

This is the whole crux of the problem. The entire book circles around this dilemma.

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Paris in the s Boringat least for me, but I can see sskinc people think it is well executed. Paris in the s was s-m-e-l-l-y! This smelly city is perfectly depicted, but it was not enough to make the book interesting for me.

Sekind, Jean-Baptiste travels through France and visits wonderful places in Provence; one town in particular is Grasse, famed for its perfumes. This city is not well portrayed. Neither are the landscapes he travels through.


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But that is not the point of this book. There are murders – 26 young virgins to be exact! This is a “murder mystery”, sskond you know who is the perpetrator of the crimes. Look at the title, this is no spoiler! This is a book of fantasy. It ssiknd have a message, but it is all very contrived. I enjoy neither fantasy nor fictional murder stories, and that you must do to enjoy this tale.

I plan to also read Pure. A figure named “Jean-Baptiste” is the prime protagonist in both. Crime is a central theme of both, but that is where Kokuu hope and believe the similarities end. One is pure fantasy, the other is steeped in historical detail. At least that is what I have been led to believe.

View all 33 comments. No, sorry, I have to correct myself Yep, this is the right word for this book. To tell every detail? This book was nothing but a waste of time for me. Maybe some will see something brilliant in the idea of the book or how obsessed a human being can be but well I don’t need to patgick a whole book to know wskind. View all 10 comments.

View all 3 comments. Was he the devil? How kkoku book gets a 4 star average on Goodreads is astonishing to me. I very nearly quit the book several times. The writing is so tedious. It’s so descriptive and rambling that it’s unreadable.

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I frequently skipped pages at a time because they had nothing to do with the story. The parts of the book actually related to the plot were just bizarre and ridiculous. The ending was just ludicrous. Total waste of time. View all 6 comments. Maria Aggelidou translated it in Greek sskjnd did a fantastic job.

The one star is for the plot. At the end I was laughing like an idiot maybe because I am patricl I know why. In my mind popped up the axe deodorant commercial The one with the dude at the beach.

I am vaguely appalled at myself for even finishing it!