The Pigeon. Patrick Suskind, Author, John E. Woods, Translator, Richard Belzer, Translator Knopf Publishing Group $ (p) ISBN Set in Paris and attracting comparisons with Franz Kafka and Edgar Allan Poe, ” The Pigeon” is Patrick Suskind’s tense, disturbing follow-up to. Patrick Süskind’s novel ‘Perfume’ has to be one of my all time That is until the day a pigeon is sat on his doorstep as he tries to go to the.

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What a bumper month.

This single location in Northern Territory: May finish one more yet, but all caught up before Funny how no one can not talk about this without mentioning Perfume though. Open to the public Book English Show 0 more libraries Books read in December.

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August 3, ssukind 8: These 5 locations in New South Wales: As soon as the pigeon entered his life, his life literally came crumbling apart in his mind. Jonathan considers her too curious. 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. This site uses cookies. August 3, at The titular pigeon can be a symbol for disorder intruding on the protagonist’s meticulously organized existence, and is obviously in ironic intertextual dialogue with U.


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By continuing to use this website, you agree ligeon the Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Frank Baum 1 L. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. I think Perfume is one of only tenish titles I have re-read more than once, I love it — despite its darkness. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

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Fraser Coast Regional Libraries. So my sister reading Pride and Prejudice at 12 annoys me! It will also have you wondering what small incident or happening could change your life forever.

I liked Perfume in a page-turner sort of way, but I absolutely adore The Pigeon. Leave this field empty. Tags What are tags? I think if you read this soon after Perfume because of Perfume pieon might be disapointed, but I last read Perfume about five years ago.


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John Edwintranslator. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? August 3, at 4: August 2, at 8: Since I am hoping to go to Chennai on Friday I went back to your sus,ind re your top books and have made a note of several which are new to me!

What makes this work all the more is that in the first five pages you have pretty much been given his life, which equates to his parents vanishing, living with horrid relatives, serving for the army and then having thirty years of the utterly mundane and simply working to eat and by a room with a shared toilet in Paris.

These 2 locations in South Australia: This single location in Australian Capital Territory: Purchased Amazon Goodreads Also by this author: I wonder if its the subject matter, I do hope not. Public Private login e. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Wow, I had no clue he ever wrote anything else either. Igoni Barrett 1 A. These 2 locations in Western Lle