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The Pigeon

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The Pigeon by Patrick Suskind
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"Great read"
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I really enjoyed this book. I thought it was very funny and really well written. If you enjoyed Perfume then you will enjoy this one.

Description

Set in Paris and attracting comparisons with Franz Kafka and Edgar Allan Poe, "The Pigeon" is Patrick Suskind's tense, disturbing follow-up to the bestselling Perfume. The novella tells the story of a day in the meticulously ordered life of bank security guard Jonathan Noel, who has been hiding from life since his wife left him for her Tunisian lover. When Jonathan opens his front door on a day he believes will be just like any other, he encounters not the desired empty hallway but an unwelcome, diabolical intruder...

Author Biography

Patrick Suskind was born near Munich in 1949 and studied medieval and modern history at the University of Munich. His first play, The Double Bass, was written in 1980 and became an international success. His first novel, Perfume was also an internationally acclaimed bestseller and continues to be considered a classic. He is also the author of The Pigeon and Mr. Summer's Story, and a coauthor of the enormously successful German television series Kir Royal. Patrick Suskind lives and writes in Munich.
Release date NZ
June 29th, 1989
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Pages
96
Dimensions
129x198x6
ISBN-13
9780140105834
Product ID
1661940

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