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The Secret of Scent

Adventures in Perfume and the Science of Smell

Luca Turin

One man's passion for perfume leads him to explore one of the most intriguing scientific mysteries: What makes one molecule smell of garlic while another smells of rose?In this witty, engrossing, and wildly original volume, author Luca Turin explores the two competing theories of smell. Is scent determined by molecular shape or molecular vibrations...
Publish Date
2007-10-23T00:00:00.000Z
2007-10-23T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 2006
Goodreads rating
3.77
ISBN
9780061133848
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2020-06-18T23:15:00.000Z
This is one of the most fascinating fragrance books I’ve ever seen. It’s a science book that reads like a mystery novel. Author Luca Turin shares his scientific passion for fragrance. #scentlodge @scentlodge      source