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The Secret of Scent: Adventures in Perfume and the Science of Smell Paperback – 17 May 2007

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  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (17 May 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571215386
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571215386
  • Product Dimensions: 12.6 x 2 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 173,552 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"'The Secret of Scent may be a curiosity, but it is one that will have you smelling the silence of a snowy night.' Observer"

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The Secret of Scent: Adventures in Perfume and the Science of Smell by Luca Turin, the man Newsday describes as 'a renegade scientist and perfume critic with an extraordinary sense of smell.'

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