Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (1985) by Patrick Süskind

A fascinating novel. Very evocative prose, revolving around descriptions rarely used in literature, all focused on scents. The novel is interesting, it’s different, it’s macabre, it’s original, it’s unique. Can’t say I particularly enjoyed reading it in the strictest sense, especially as I often found the descriptions too sickening to fully appreciate the craft behind…