(E–pub/Pdf) Die Taube by Patrick Süskind

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  • Die Taube
  • Patrick Süskind
  • English
  • 01 June 2018
  • 9780140105834

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Free read ´ Die Taube Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Download ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¿ Patrick Süskind Free download Die Taube Vella 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 Tunisia. Jonathan Noel and his sister were abandoned by their parents when they were small so a distant uncle who they met for the first time brought them up During the war his uncle hid them in the forest When he was old enough he joined the army and fought in Indochina Then he came back found that his sister has married and left without telling him He married a pregnant girl who later abandoned him and ran away with her Tunisian lover he came to the conclusion that you cannot depend on people and that you can live in peace only if you keep them at arm s length So he went to the city Paris and worked as a bank security guard He rented a small room and its smallness ie keeping at arm s length provided him the security This daily routine of room bank store room provided the stability and love that he did not feel all his life For 30 years in that set up he was happy Until one morning on his way to the common toilet he saw a pigeon and it scared him to death No human being can go on living in the same house with a pigeon a pigeon is the epitomy of chaos and anarchy a pigeon that whizzes around unpredictably that sets it s claws in you picks at your eyes And it made him very scared and he retreated back to his bed thinking that he was having a heart attack His secured small world came falling down How uickly the apparently solidly laid foundation of one s existence could crumble What follows are how he tries to bring back the order in his life All of these only in one day A smallish 77 page book A 52 yo man almost a simpleton living in a small room with an ordinary dream of retiring at the age of 60 with an expensive wine already waiting beneath his bed You feel the claustrophobia and the absurdity of life This book is being compared to Kafka for the mystical symbolisms in The Trial and to Edgar Allan Poe the use of a bird as a predominant character in The Raven But I think the comparisons end there Suskind in this book has the exactness of Don DeLillo in The Body Artist or Alessando Barrico s Silk and the room as a metaphor reminds me of James Baldwin s Giovanni s Room or Emma Donaghue s RoomI was not able to identify myself with Jonathan Noel so there is no personal trivia this time ha ha but the Suskind s prose is engaging That s the reason why I included some striking uotes in this review But my favorite of them all is this Walking soothes There is a healing power in walking The regular placement of one foot in front of the other while at the same time rowing rhythmically with the arms the rising rate of respiration the slight stimulation of the pulse the actions reuired of eye and ear for determining direction and maintaining balance the feeling of the passing air brushing against the skin all these are events that mass about the body and mind in a uite irresistible fashion and allow the soul be it ever so atrophied and bruised to grow and expand And I have to remember that I have to read is popular book Perfume The Story of a Murderer

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