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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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. Eventually, she consents to sell him the ;igeon. August 3, at 4: But it sounds like I definitely need to read Perfuse at some point-good thing I picked up a copy at my last library sale!

I like the idea of the humour in this one. And Other Stories by Tessa Hadley.


Twitter Pinterest Tumblr Facebook Google. City of Parramatta Libraries. He enjoys the life he has made for himself and is perfectly content with it continuing patric, such for his remaining years; however, on his way to work one morning this all comes collapsing down around him as he discovers a pigeon on his front porch.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Books read in December. Currently Reading Nothing at the moment! Double Bay Central Library. Since I am hoping to go to Chennai on Friday I went back to your link re your top books and have made a note of several which are new to me! August 2, at 5: Monsieur Villmanthe deputy director of the bank Jonathan works in. Blogger Novel Insights is in Colombo at the moment!! Leave this field empty. This article about a s novel is a stub.

Ooh, serendipitously I considered picking up a copy of this over the weekend to read.

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August 2, at 4: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This might have also been because Alan Rickman had a role in the film. I think Perfume is one of only tenish patricl I have re-read more than once, I love it — despite its darkness.


Try the book depository as the shipping is free if you really want to read it! Maybe I should try this again.

The Pigeon

That is until the day a pigeon is sat on his doorstep as he tries to go to the bathroom, something that ipgeon Jonathan to have a complete nervous breakdown, to both comic and emotional extremes, which seems to have been waiting to happen for forty or so years.

Skip to content Skip to search. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Jefferson Farjeon 1 J. With that novella, in my view, Suesskind really showed what master story-teller he is.

August 3, at 8: I think this sounds quite good, although I was indifferent to Perfume I did love the style of writing and its certainly one that Ill never forget.