Scented : a novel / Laurence Fearnley.

By: Fearnley, Laurence, 1963- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Auckland] : Penguin Books, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 251 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9780143773283; 0143773283Subject(s): Perfume -- New Zealand -- Fiction | Identity -- New Zealand -- Fiction | Families -- New Zealand -- FictionGenre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. DDC classification: NZ823.2 Action note: General fiction.Summary: "A compelling and poignant search for identity through perfume. Granny Seren told me I had a natural talent for perfume making and I believed her because she seemed to know what she was talking about and she never lied. It was Seren who introduced me to the idea of a signature scent. After fourteen years as a university lecturer, Si n is made redundant as a result of restructuring in the Humanities. As a professional, financially independent woman, she didn't need a signature scent to know who she was. But now, having lost her sense of purpose and identity, she begins to construct a perfume of herself. Note by perfume note, referencing scent memories and recent events, she rebuilds herself, Scented." -- Back cover.
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"A compelling and poignant search for identity through perfume. Granny Seren told me I had a natural talent for perfume making and I believed her because she seemed to know what she was talking about and she never lied. It was Seren who introduced me to the idea of a signature scent. After fourteen years as a university lecturer, Si n is made redundant as a result of restructuring in the Humanities. As a professional, financially independent woman, she didn't need a signature scent to know who she was. But now, having lost her sense of purpose and identity, she begins to construct a perfume of herself. Note by perfume note, referencing scent memories and recent events, she rebuilds herself, Scented." -- Back cover.

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