True or false? Jean-Baptiste Grenouille murders females to create p... (3094 people answered this)
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The odor of humans is always a fleshy odor—that is, a sinful odor.
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Correction Appended. But it is really a story about smell. The novel opens with the vile stench of Paris in — foul breath, human body stink, overflowing gutters — and the birth of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, arriving into this fragrant world without a scent of his own but with an extraordinary sense of smell. Fresh mint. Raw lumber. Spring jasmine. The 25 virgins that Grenouille grows up to murder in order to possess their scent.