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The Secret of Chanel No. 5: The Intimate History of the World's Most Famous Perfume

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  • Posted December 26, 2010

    Business meets history meets novel

    Tilar Mazzeo has a rare talent to bring business history to life. She definitely goes through a thorough research for each of her books, and at the same time bring it to life in a novel like writing.

    This book is great for anyone who think they know about Chanel, luxury business, marketing, or simply love and relationship. You know more about the business, but also the person behind Chanel.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 25, 2011

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    Well written for fans of perfume and the culture that brought it to us

    Well written historical view of perfume and culture around it. You have to be into fashion and cultural history to really get into this. I decided to read it after seeing a couple of the Chanel movies (if you liked 'Coco and Igor' you may like this, too).

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 19, 2011

    Could not put it down!! Excellent.

    I have been a fan of Tilar Mazzeo since I read The Widow Clicquot. She has this magnificent skill of mixing history, business and romance.
    Once you start a Mazzeo book, it is hard to put it down.
    She also completes the package by always having great design on her books.
    Can-t wait till Ritz at War comes out. :))

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 5, 2012

    Great History book

    great read history for non academics.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2013

    Would this be appropriate for a 14 yr old?

    Just wondering about the content here.

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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