Monthly Archives: July 2009

On Love And Death

Author: Patrick Suskind Translation: Anthea Bell Publisher: Text Publishing Date Published: 2006 Pages: 90 In this inspiring meditation, Patrick Suskind considers the two great forces of human existence. He draws scenes as varied as a young couple having oral sex … Continue reading

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Franklin Booth: American Illustrator

Editor: Manuel Auad Publisher: Auad Publishing Date Published: 2005 Pages: 128 Franklin Booth is one of the most important and influential artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centures. He is a true master of the pen and brush and his … Continue reading

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Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer

Author: Patrick Suskind Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1985 Pages: 263 Patrick Suskind’s Perfume follows the life of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, abandoned at birth in the slums of eighteenth-century Paris, but blessed with an outstanding sense of smell. This gift enables Jean-Baptiste … Continue reading

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