More About the Author
Dariush Alavi is a Jasmine Award winning critic and amateur perfumer whose blog, www.Persolaise.com, is considered to be one of the most important sources of independent fragrance reviews in the world. He is a regular contributor to Basenotes, he writes a column for Esprit Magazine and his work has been recommended by the Financial Times.
Born in London to a Polish mother and an Iranian father, he was raised in both his parents' countries, as well as in the United Arab Emirates. He currently lives in the south of England with his wife and several bottles of perfume.
He also writes children's stories, as well as literary fiction, some of which has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and published in PRISM International Magazine and on Pulp.net.