book cover of The Case Against Fragrance

The Case Against Fragrance

(2017)
A non fiction book by

 
 
Kate Grenville had always associated perfume with elegance and beauty. Then the headaches started. Like perhaps a quarter of the population, Grenville reacts badly to the artificial fragrances around us: other people's perfumes and all those scented cosmetics, cleaning products and air fresheners.

On a book tour in 2015, dogged by ill health, she started wondering: what's in fragrance? Who tests it for safety? What does it do to people? The more Grenville investigated, the more she felt this was a story that should be told. The chemicals in fragrance can be linked not only to short-term problems like headaches and asthma but to long-term ones like hormone disruption and cancer. Yet products can be released onto the market without testing. They're regulated only by the same people who make and sell them. And the ingredients don't even have to be named on the label.

This audiobook is based on careful research into the science of scent and the power of the fragrance industry. But, as you'd expect from an acclaimed novelist, it's also accessible and personal. The Case Against Fragrance will make you see - and smell - the world differently.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Kate Grenville's The Case Against Fragrance

Paperback Editions

April 2018 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Case Against Fragrance The
Author(s): Kate Grenville
ISBN: 1-925603-47-4 / 978-1-925603-47-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Text Publishing Co
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January 2017 : Australia Paperback
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Title: The Case Against Fragrance
Author(s): Kate Grenville
ISBN: 1-925355-95-0 / 978-1-925355-95-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Text Publishing Co
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Audio Editions

November 2018 : Audio CD
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Title: The Case Against Fragrance
Author(s): Kate Grenville
ISBN: 1-72135-563-4 / 978-1-72135-563-1
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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August 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Case Against Fragrance
Author(s): Kate Grenville
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


August 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Case Against Fragrance
Author(s): Kate Grenville
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Case Against Fragrance
Author(s): Kate Grenville
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Case against Fragrance
Author(s): Kate Grenville
Publisher: Text Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU