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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Pocket Books
Publication date August 1, 1987
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780671725952
ISBN-10 0671725955
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $4.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An odorless baby orphaned in a Paris gutter in 1738 grows to become a monster obsessed with his perfect sense of smell, and a desire to capture, by any means, the ultimate scent which will make him human
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Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780394550848
 
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (October 1, 1986)
9780394550848 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $26.00
About: An odorless baby orphaned in a Paris gutter in 1738 grows to become a monster obsessed with his perfect sense of smell, and a desire to capture, by any means, the ultimate scent which will make him human
Paperback
Book cover for 9780375725845
 
With John E. Woods (other contributor) | from Vintage Books (November 7, 2006)
9780307277763 | details & prices | 255 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $13.95
About: Follows an odorless baby found orphaned in Paris in 1738 as he grows into a monster obsessed with his perfect sense of smell and a desire to capture, by any means, the ultimate scent that will make him human.
With John E. Woods | Reprint edition from Vintage Books (February 1, 2001)
9780375725845 | details & prices | 255 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Follows an odorless baby found orphaned in Paris in 1738 as he grows into a monster obsessed with his perfect sense of smell and a desire to capture, by any means, the ultimate scent that will make him human.
Reissue edition from Washington Square Pr (June 1, 1995)
9780671749606 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $14.00
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Reissue edition from Pocket Books (August 1, 1987)
9780671725952 | details & prices | List price $4.95
About: An odorless baby orphaned in a Paris gutter in 1738 grows to become a monster obsessed with his perfect sense of smell, and a desire to capture, by any means, the ultimate scent which will make him human
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780140862911
 
With Sean Barrett (other contributor) | from Penguin/Highbridge (May 1, 1997)
9780140862911 | details & prices | 4.50 × 5.75 × 2.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $29.95

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