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The Emperor of Scent

A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses

The Emperor of Scent( )
Author: Burr, Chandler
ISBN:978-0-09-946023-7
Publication Date:May 2004
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Arrow
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.99
Book Description:

In the tradition of Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief and James Gleick's Genius, The Emperor of Scent tells the story of Luca Turin, an utterly unusual, stubborn scientist, his otherworldly gift for perfume, his brilliant, quixotic theory of how we smell, and his struggle to set before the world the secret of the most enigmatic of our senses.

Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology
Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 3.1 cm
Book Weight:0.341 Kilograms



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