The Pigeon Summary
Patrick Süskind

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The Pigeon Summary

The self-effacement of Jonathan Noel has been nurtured for thirty years by the compulsion to preserve anonymity and avoid the public eye lest he be thought ridiculous. These concerns are paramount in his mind each morning when he peers out surreptitiously from his room to see that the hall leading to the toilet shared with other tenants is free of anyone whom he would be forced to encounter and with whom he would...

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