The Double-bass

Bloomsbury, 1997 - 90 Seiten
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'Tell me if you can why a grown man in his mid-thirties, namely me, should have to live with an instrument that's a constant handicap to him?! Humanly, socially, sexually, musically, in traffic - nothing but a handicap!'

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Patrick Süskind become a known name with his novel Das Parfum (which I have not read). This book, a portuguese translation of the german original Der Kontrabass, is an extended monologue (a single ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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a young counter-bassist is in love but depends totally of his instrument Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (1997)

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.

Michael Hofmann won the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize for Roth's The Tale of the 1002nd Night by Joseph Roth.

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