Mr. Summer's story

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1993 - Fiction - 116 pages
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he crosses only fleetingly but whose life - otherwise ordinary in every way - is forever changed by those few moments in time. At the story's conclusion, the enigmatic Mr. Summer, whose first name no one seems to know, who wanders silently through the countryside, and who is heard to utter but one sentence in the entire novel, appears to us as a man both noble and tragic, whose ultimate disappearance remains a mystery - and a secret - to all but the little boy he.

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Mr. Summer's story

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Suskind, whose novel Perfume ( LJ 10/15/86) was an international best seller, has a lightness of touch rarely associated with German literature. The narrator of this slender volume, a middle-aged man ... Read full review


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About the author (1993)

Patrick Suskind was born in Germany in 1949. Kurt Cobain, singer and songwriter for Nirvana, was a fan of Suskind's work and based a song on Perfume, a novel that had already developed a cult following in Europe and America.

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