The Pigeon

The Pigeon

Paperback, 77 pages

Published June 29th 1989 by Penguin


Set in Paris and attracting comparisons with Franz Kafka and Edgar Allan Poe,

is Patrick Süskind's tense, disturbing follow-up to the bestselling

The novella tells the story of a day in the meticulously ordered life of bank security guard Jonathan Noel, who has been hiding f......more


About the author(Patrick Süskind)

From 1968-1974 he studied medieval and modern history in Munich and Aix-en-Provence. In the '80s he worked as a screenwriter, for Kir Royal and Monaco Franze among others.

After spending the 1970s writing what he has characterized as “short unpublished prose pieces and longer un-produced......more

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