The Memory of Scent

The Memory of Scent

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Set against the backdrop of Paris in 1883, this is the story of two French women, Fleur and Babette, and of how their lives diverge when the artist they both model for is found dead. For Fleur, her life is lived on the fringes of the Impressionist movement in a world of art and music; for Babette, her life begins to unravel after she is imprisoned for the artist's murder, eventually become a courtesan on the French streets. This novel is told in alternating chapters, from the perspective of both women, as the truth is slowly revealed that they are the one person, whose personality was shattered by childhood more

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  • Electronic book text | 240 pages
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 0752480723
  • 9780752480725

About Lisa Burkitt

Lisa Burkitt is a broadcaster and writer. She lives in Donegal where she has a weekly panel show on Highland radio. She has worked as a columnist for the Donegal Democrat, Donegal on Sunday and the Sunday Journal. In 2011, her work was selected for inclusion in an anthology of the 'Best Paris Stories', which will be launched in more