The Diary of a Nose: A Year in the Life of a Parfumeur By Jean-Claude Ellena, translated by Adriana Hunter. 174 pp. Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2013. $24.95. Perfume: The Alchemy of Scent By Jean-Claude Ellena, translated by John Crisp. 176 pp. Arcade Publishing, 2011. $22.95.

a perfume, from the head perfumer at Hermès. Perfume creation is an exclusive and secretive endeavour. What is day to day life like for a perfume-maker? How does the creation of a new scent begin? How do you capture the essence of a smell on the skin? For one year, Jean-Claude Ellena kept...

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Until quite recently, if you had asked me how I felt about the rise of the perfumer-as-star I would have told you enthusiastically that I thought it could only be a good thing. Though some have complained about his omnipresence in the press, I think Jean-Claude Ellena's ability to articulate...

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