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|Notes:||Translation of: Die Geschichte von Herrn Sommer.|
|Description:||116 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Geschichte von Herrn Sommer.|
|Responsibility:||Patrick Süskind ; with illustrations by Sempé ; translated from the German by John E. Woods.|
he crosses only fleetingly but whose life - otherwise ordinary in every way - is forever changed by those few moments in time. 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 he.
unknowingly touched long ago. A timeless and universal fable for children and adults alike.