The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro was an intriguing and compelling read with a lovely air of mystery about it that really kept me interested.
I listened this this book and while I am not a fan of audio books I really enjoyed the narrator of this book as she really added greatly to the overall enjoyment of the story.
I surprised myself at how much I enjoyed this novel as I would never have picked up this book had I not come across it as a monthly group read on Goodreads. The blurb and the cover of the novel would not have drawn me to this book.
I am so glad I got the chance to read this as I really enjoyed the experience.
I love the old fashioned storytelling and the intrigue and suspense created by the author and while I had guessed the outcome of the story quite early on it never took from the enjoyment of the novel. I really got a great sense of time and place from this story and every time I put on my headphones I was transported back to 1920s and 1950s Paris and New York. I loved the romantic feel of this novel without the romance if that makes sense. I loved the easy flow of the story. The characters are very well written, interesting and believable.
I loved the ending of the story and congratulate the author for giving the reader a chance to use their imagination.
A great old fashioned story and a very easy and enjoyable read.