THE SECRET OF CHANEL NO. 5 BY TILAR J. MAZZEO
The world of perfumes is very sophisticated and complex. Among millions of different fragrances on the market, some iconic creations have a very solid place in the history of perfumery. Chanel No.5 by Coco Chanel is one of these legendary perfumes which history deserves to be known. ‘The Secret of Chanel No. 5: The Intimate History of the World’s Most Famous Perfume’ by Tilar J. Mazzeo
Tilar J. Mazzeo is the author f several bestselling books. The author is a professor of English at Colby College. ‘The Secret of Chanel No.5: The Intimate History of the World’s Most Famous Perfume’ is dedicated to the history of the iconic Chanel No. 5. At the beginning of the book, the author briefly tells about Gabrielle Chanel’s parents and family, her life in a monastery, and details from her childhood that will make an impact upon her professional activity. In the second part of the book, the author tells about Chanel’s life when she is already 18 and independent. The remaining content of the book is dedicated to the creation of Chanel No. 5. Even though the main topic of the book is dedicated to the history of Chanel No. 5, this book will tell you about a lot of different topics. History of perfumery and the art of perfume making are also well described in this wonderful work.
I truly enjoyed reading this book and it really impressed me. I am a perfume lover, and therefore, everything related to fragrances attracts and entertains me. I learned a lot about Gabrielle Coco Chanel’s life, her career, and her private life. History of Chanel No. 5 is a very interesting, mysterious, and truly historic story. I am sure that no perfume in the world has such a rich history as Chanel No.5. This book tells a lot about the history of perfumery. The book is very readable and comprehensive. Tilar J. Mazzeo is a very talented storyteller. Thanks to the immense information research done by the author, this book has tons of very valuable and interesting information.
‘The Secret of Chanel No. 5: The Intimate History of the World’s Most Famous Perfume will be a great read for people who are interested in Gabrielle Coco Chanel, her life, history of Chanel No. 5, and fragrances. If some of the mentioned things attract your attention and curiosity, then, you will surely enjoy reading this historic masterpiece.