Imaginary Authors

Bull's Blood

$ 95.00

Devante Valéreo was raised in a dusty Spanish village on the Balearic Sea. He fondly recalled going to the bullfights with his father, an ex-picador, and credited those early experiences with inspiring his most popular novella, Bull’s Blood. The book’s lurid tale of seduction garnered obscenity charges against the author. Though the charges were rejected by the court, a ban on the sale of his works persisted for a number of years.

A fixture in Barcelona, smoking cigarillos and writing in the cafés and bars into the night, Valéreo disappeared as a fugitive in 1967 after a highly publicized bar scuffle with American sailors, one of whom later died from his injuries. “A man who has killed,” he wrote in Bull’s Blood, “is a man who knows passion.”

This is a powerful scent for someone who knows what they want. Bull’s Blood is for those nights when you want to take the bull by the horns.

Perfumer: Josh Meyer

Style: Smoky, Undefinable

Notes: Patchouli, Rose, Costus Root, Tobacco, Musk

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