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The Pigeon by Patrick Suskind, vintage book

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For a man accustomed to routine, with a placid future fully planned out, the advent of a pigeon showing up indoors uninvited can really throw a wrench in your mental architecture. A journey into, and out of, madness.

Translated from German by John E. Woods. Published by Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First American Edition

Condition: Very good vintage condition. Fading on spine, small (<1in) mark in blue ballpoint pen on last page of text.

Dimensions: 4.75" × 7.5"
115 pages

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  • Material: hardcover book
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