Características principales

IdiomaEnglish
FormatoPapel
EditorialFABER & FABER

Otras características

  • ISBN: 9780571215386

Descripción

Meet Luca Turin, a renegade scientist and perfume critic with an extraordinary sense of smell. Newsday

Funny, irreverent and passionate, The Secret of Scent opens the lid on two worlds - the glamorous and highly lucrative realm of the perfume makers, and the equally rivalrous domain of smell science.

Smell is our forgotten sense. Long neglected by science in favour of more prestigious areas of research, its also barely understood in general life. At the core of our sense of smell lies an enigma: why do things smell the way they do? How is smell written into the molecules? This book is the story of the quest to solve this puzzle.

Luca Turin has been described in The Economist as a man with a powerful nose and a bizarre obsession with perfume. Starting with a tour of the great perfumes and their gifted makers, he shows how few people have an idea of what perfume is or how it is made, let alone how smell works and what part it plays in other pleasures like food. But not everyone has ignored this powerful sense. A small band of mavericks has been trying to crack the code of smell for seventy years. Building on their work, Turin thinks he has succeeded. And like all good mysteries, the solution was all the while hidden in plain sight - in this case, right under our noses.

Medidas: 125 x 197 x 15mm
Peso: 180gr
Cubierta: Tapa blanda
Términos y condiciones de compra:


• Nuestro catalogo de libros en importado.
• Plazo de entrega 20 a 30 dias aproximados.
• Cumplimos con la garantía legal de 90 días.
• Realizamos envíos a domicilio, envios por MERCADO ENVIOS, o podes retirar por Barrio Norte, Palermo u Once.

Preguntas y respuestas

¿Qué querés saber?

Preguntale al vendedor

Nadie hizo preguntas todavía. ¡Hacé la primera!

Nuevo

The Secret Of Scent : Luca Turin

3903 pesos

en 12x 553 pesos con 48 centavos

Envío gratis a todo el país

Conocé los tiempos y las formas de envío.

Stock disponible

Información sobre el vendedor

Ubicación

Recoleta, Capital Federal

MercadoLíder Platinum

¡Es uno de los mejores del sitio!

  • 2747

    Ventas en los últimos 60 días

  • Brinda buena atención

  • Despacha sus productos a tiempo

    Ver más datos de este vendedor

    Medios de pago

    Tarjetas de crédito con Mercado Pago

    ¡Cuotas sin interés con bancos seleccionados!

    Tarjetas de débito

    Efectivo

    Publicación #795696791

    Denunciar