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  • Published: 25 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241975336
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
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The Pigeon




The Pigeon by Patrick Süskind is dark and haunting tale from the author of the bestselling Perfume - now available in ebook for the first time



Set in Paris and attracting comparisons with Franz Kafka and Edgar Allan Poe, The Pigeon tells the story of a day in the meticulously ordered life of bank security guard Jonathan Noel. Noel who has been hiding from life since his wife left him for her Tunisian lover - when he 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 . . .



This tense, disturbing follow-up to the bestselling Perfume is a modern classic novella from the much-acclaimed Patrick Süskind
%%%The Pigeon by Patrick Süskind is dark and haunting tale from the author of the bestselling Perfume - now available in ebook for the first time

Set in Paris and attracting comparisons with Franz Kafka and Edgar Allan Poe, The Pigeon tells the story of a day in the meticulously ordered life of bank security guard Jonathan Noel. Noel who has been hiding from life since his wife left him for her Tunisian lover - when he 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 . . .

This tense, disturbing follow-up to the bestselling Perfume is a modern classic novella from the much-acclaimed Patrick Süskind

  • Pub date: 25 June 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241975336
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

About the Author

Patrick Suskind

Patrick Suskind was born in 1949. He studied history in Munich and was a writer for television before he wrote Perfume. His second novel, The Pidgeon, later adapted as a play, was first staged at teh BAC Theater in London in May 1993. His play The Double Bass was first staged in Munich in 1981 and has since become one of the most performed plays in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. It has also been performed at the Edinburgh Festival and at the Royal National Theatre in London. His novella The Story of Mr Sommer (1992) has, like Perfume, been a huge success all over the world, and his Three Stories and a Reflection was published in 1996. Patrick Suskind lives in Munich.

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