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PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER, Suskind, Patrick (translated by John E. Woods)
Author Name:    Suskind, Patrick (translated by John E. Woods)

Title:   PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Fine

Jacket Condition:   Fine

Type:   Book

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:    Knopf 1986

ISBN Number:   0394550846 / 9780394550848

Illustrator:   Nymphe et Satrye by Antione Watteau (Louvre, Paris)

Seller ID:   004710

Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in 1985 as "Das Parfum" in Germany.) First American Edition stated on copyright page. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Tiny, closed tear (0.5 cm in length) on top rear jacket panel, else a fine copy in fine jacket. This copy is clean, square and without the usual price-clipping, the original $16.95 price is intact. Page block is bright and jacket is sharp. Unusual to find this title in fine condition. Deckled edges with red dye stain on top edge of text block, in the old printing style common with books in the past. Rear jacket panel illustration mirrors the front panel except for the title "Perfume" is translated back into the original "Das Parfum" in German. Patrick Suskind is a German author and screenwriter. He's a recluse, never granting interviews or allowing photos. Wonderful condition for this book. A movie starring Dustin Hoffman was produced. Fantasy Literature 4A-240. Horror Literature 4-293. 1986 Notable Book, NY Times Book Review, 7 Dec. 1986. Award History: 1987 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.


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