Patrick Suskind - Author

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Patrick Suskind was born near Munich, in 1949. He 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, became an internationally acclaimed bestseller. 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.

Featured books by Patrick Suskind

Perfume The Story of a Murderer

Perfume The Story of a Murderer

Author: Patrick Suskind Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/08/2015

'In eighteenth-century France there lived a man who was one of the most gifted and abominable personages in an era that knew no lack of gifted and abominable personages. His name was Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, and if his name has been forgotten today, it is certainly not because Grenouille fell short of those more famous blackguards when it came to arrogance, misanthropy, immorality, or, more succinctly, wickedness, but because his gifts and his sole ambition were restricted to a domain that leaves no traces in history: to the fleeting realm of scent ...

Perfume The Story of a Murderer

Perfume The Story of a Murderer

Author: Patrick Suskind Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2010

Other books by Patrick Suskind

The Story of Mr Sommer

The Story of Mr Sommer

Author: Patrick Suskind Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/11/2015

Perfume The Story of a Murderer

Perfume The Story of a Murderer

Author: Patrick Suskind Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/08/2015

'In eighteenth-century France there lived a man who was one of the most gifted and abominable personages in an era that knew no lack of gifted and abominable personages. His name was Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, and if his name has been forgotten today, it is certainly not because Grenouille fell short of those more famous blackguards when it came to arrogance, misanthropy, immorality, or, more succinctly, wickedness, but because his gifts and his sole ambition were restricted to a domain that leaves no traces in history: to the fleeting realm of scent ...

Perfume

Perfume

Author: Patrick Suskind Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/12/2010

Survivor, genius, perfumer, killer: this is Jean-Baptiste Grenouille. He is abandoned on the filthy streets as a child, but grows up to discover he has an extraordinary gift: a sense of smell more powerful than any other human's. Soon, he is creating the most sublime fragrances in Paris. Yet there is one odour he cannot capture. It is exquisite, magical: the scent of a young virgin. And to get it he must kill. And kill. And kill ...

Perfume The Story of a Murderer

Perfume The Story of a Murderer

Author: Patrick Suskind Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/04/2010

On Love and Death

On Love and Death

Author: Patrick Suskind Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/08/2006

The Pigeon

The Pigeon

Author: Patrick Suskind Format: Paperback Release Date: 29/06/1989

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 . . .

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