The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession
Provides a close-up look at scientific maverick Luca Turin, a man whose remarkable powers of smell and obsession with perfume led to the discovery of how the nose works and how scents are detected. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
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Review: The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and ObsessionUser Review - E - Goodreads
Great book. Fascinating, quirky scientist. Humorous writer. A science subject I could relate to every day. "Longitude" meets "Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman!". Read full review
Review: The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and ObsessionUser Review - Dave Roberts - Goodreads
This is a most interesting book. Chandler Burr is an excellent writer, and has written a most engrossing tale. A maverick scientist has theories about how the sense of smell works that are contrary to ... Read full review
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