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Mr. Summer"s story by Patrick SГјskind

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

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Translation of: Die Geschichte von Herrn Sommer

StatementPatrick Süskind ; with illustrations by Sempé ; translated from the German by John E. Woods
LC ClassificationsPT2681.U74 G4713 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16742652M
ISBN 100679419950
LC Control Number92019716

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Mr. Summers says this to the crowd after Bill Hutchinson shows them Tessie’s paper with the black mark. Despite his mild manners throughout the story, Mr. Summers indicates that he views the communal destruction of one of their own as an ordinary task to be completed as quickly as possible. Mr. Summer's Story Paperback – January 1, by Patrick SUSKIND (Author) out of 5 stars 8 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" /5(8).   Complete summary of Patrick Suskind's Mr. Summer's Story. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Mr. Summer's Story. The Story of Mr Sommer review: sadness in soaring. Patrick Süskind, German author of the sinister bestseller ‘Perfume’, has written a delicately nostalgic novel that is a surprise as much as Author: Eileen Battersby.

Mr. Summers is the face of progress in the village; he works wholeheartedly to give the lottery a new face for the 20th Century. It's also worth pointing out that his name is identical to the season in which this story is set. The fact that the lottery takes place in the summertime irrevocably links Mr. Summers to . Get this from a library! Mr. Summer's story. [Patrick Süskind] -- In an altogether unexpected change of pace from the evil flamboyance of his phenomenal Perfume and the Kafkaesque paranoia of The Pigeon, the brilliant German writer Patrick Suskind joins forces with. From S&#;skind, author of Perfume () and The Pigeon (), comes this tiny little pleasure, hardly more than a longish and quietly garrulous short story, about a handful of years in a post- WW II German boyhood. Mr. Summer's Story Patrick Suskind, Author, John E. Woods, Translator, Goscinny Sempe, Illustrator Alfred A. Knopf $17 (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Ironically, Mr Summers' name is contrasted to a task that signifies exactly the opposite. It is his duty to run the annual lottery which, in the end, results in a life being sacrificed. In this. At the story's conclusion, the enigmatic Mr. Summer, whose first name no one seems to know, who wanders silently through the countryside, and who is heard to utter but one sentence in the entire novel, appears to us as a man both noble and tragic, whose ultimate disappearance remains a mystery - and a secret - to all but the little boy hePages: The lottery was conducted—as were the square dances, the teen-age club, the Halloween program—by Mr. Summers, who had time and energy to devote to civic activities. He was a round-faced.   And Then Comes Summer Tom Brenner illustrated by Jaime Kim Thank you for reading with me Story Time Bunnies.