A Mid-life Crisis | Patrick Süskind | Granta Magazine

A Mid-life Crisis

Patrick Süskind

Translated by Piers Spence

‘Just what exactly is it that belongs together, pray tell? Absolutely nothing!’

Patrick Süskind

Patrick Süskind’s novels include The Pigeon, The Story of Mr Sommer and Perfume, which was made into a film in 2006. He lives in Munich, Germany.

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Translated by Piers Spence

Piers Spence is a translator of German. His works of translation include Georgio Pressburger’s The Law of White Spaces, and Hans Magnus Ezenberger’s Civil Wars.

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