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December 1, 2014 4:00 PM

Between the Lines: ‘Fragrant’ from a master perfumer

This year, two novels with perfumers as protagonists were best-sellers. One was a gothic thriller set in 16th-century Italy and present-day France, the other involved “practical magic” as practiced in the Blue Ridge Mountains

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