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The Smell of Fresh Rain : the Unexpected Pleasures of our Most Elusive Sense.

Author: Barney Shaw
Publisher: London : Icon Books Ltd, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the hidden complexities of one of our most under-used and misunderstood senses.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shaw, Barney.
Smell of Fresh Rain : The Unexpected Pleasures of our Most Elusive Sense.
London : Icon Books Ltd, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barney Shaw
ISBN: 9781785781148 1785781146
OCLC Number: 999669681
Description: 1 online resource (155 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Dedication; Contents; CHAPTER 1: The Smell of Fresh Rain; CHAPTER 2: The Salty Tang of a Sea Breeze; CHAPTER 3: Metals and a Cup of Coffee; CHAPTER 4: Charcoal Burners; CHAPTER 5: The Meanings of Smell; CHAPTER 6: The Sense of the Familiar; CHAPTER 7: Madeleines; CHAPTER 8: A False Scent; CHAPTER 9: Two Halves of Bitter and Four Packets of Crisps; CHAPTER 10: The Great Stink; CHAPTER 11: Brave New World; CHAPTER 12: Noses, Numbers and Wheels; CHAPTER 13: On the Tip of My Nose; CHAPTER 14: The Most Expensive Perfume in the World; CHAPTER 15: Holy Smells, Pious Smells. CHAPTER 16: The Smell of Three O'Clock in the MorningCHAPTER 17: Afterword; An A-Z of Smells; Notes; Acknowledgements; Permissions; Copyright.

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