Aroma Karsa

Book / Novel


Scents of Intention
by Dee Lestari

Format: Paperback, Indonesian
724 page(s)
ISBN/ISBN13: /9786022914631
Published Jan 18, 2018 by Bentang Pustaka

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Aroma Karsa, which is Dee’s 12th novel, tells a story of a young man named Jati Wesi who has an extraordinary sense of smell. Jati’s ability to smell and perceive odors is higher than average, a condition scientifically known as hyperosmia.

Ironically, Jati grew up in Bantar Gebang landfill in Bekasi, West Java, home to a large waste processing plant that is notorious for its foul smells. Jati works many odd jobs, but the job that he is most proud of is that of perfume maker.1


  1. The Jakarta Post