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The perfumist of Paris  Cover Image Book Book

The perfumist of Paris / Alka Joshi.

Joshi, Alka, (author.).


After being tasked with her first major project for the master perfumer, Radha travels to India, enlisting the help of her sisters and the courtesans of Agra, but discovers that the son she gave up years earlier is heading to locate her in Paris--threatening her marriage and carefully managed world.
Paris, 1974. Radha is living in Paris with her husband, Pierre, and their two daughters. She still grieves for the baby boy she gave up years ago, but has finally found her passion: the treasure trove of scents. When a friend's grandfather offered her a job at his parfumerie, Radha discovers she can find the perfect fragrance for any customer who walks in the door. Now she is helping to design new fragrances for clients. Her first major project takes Radha back to India, and she is on the cusp of a breakthrough when she find out the sun she never told Pierre about is heading to Paris to find her. Will learning the truth destroy their vulnerable marriage? -- adapted from jacket

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780778386148
  • ISBN: 0778386147
  • Physical Description: 342 pages, 26 unnumbered pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Mira, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Series statement and numbering taken from author's website.
Includes glossary of terms, acknowledgments, and recipes (26 unnumbered pages).
Subject: Perfumes > Fiction.
Adoptees > Fiction.
Scandals > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Families > India > Fiction.
Jaipur (India) > Fiction.
Paris (France) > Fiction.
France > Paris.
India > Jaipur.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


  • 1 current hold with 2 total copies.
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