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The Double Bass by PATRICK SUSKIND
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The Double Bass (original 1981; edition 1989)

by PATRICK SUSKIND

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Title:The Double Bass
Authors:PATRICK SUSKIND
Info:PENGUIN BOOKS LTD (1989), Edition: New Ed, Paperback, 64 pages
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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 actor play, really) in which a classical doublebass player, in his somewhat claustrophobic room, digresses about music, life, love. As the monologue proceeds, and the musician keeps helping himself with successive beers, his love-hate relationship with his doublebass come to the fore, as well as his passion for a young opera singer. Along the way we have a wonderful monologue about music (naturally slanted in the doublebass direction) culminating in a fierce critique of contemporary society. All this in sixty short pages. Excellent! ( )
  FPdC | May 24, 2010 |
je n'ai pas été conquis par ce monologue décrivant le mal-être d'un contre-bassiste. ( )
  schwabinger | Aug 23, 2008 |
Eloge et plaidoyer pour la contrebasse.
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  Luc_Bertrand | Dec 17, 2007 |
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Agabio, GiovannaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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