Suskind, Patrick Biography

Patrick Süskind is a German author and screenwriter known for his works in the literary fiction genre. He was born in Ambach, Germany in 1949.Süskind's most notable works include the novel "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer," which tells the story of a man with a heightened sense of smell who becomes a serial killer, and the novella "The Pigeon," which explores the life of a reclusive man in Paris.Süskind's writing is known for its dark and unsettling themes, vivid imagery, and exploration of the human psyche. He has won several awards for his writing, including the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 1991 for "Perfume."In addition to his writing, Süskind has also worked as a screenwriter for several films and television series. He continues to write and publish new works, although he is known for his infrequent publications and reclusiveness.

Books by Suskind, Patrick

  • Perfume (1987): Perfume by Louise Erdrich won the 1987 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel
  • 1987: Perfume: Grenouille, is a simple man who is born with an acute sense of smell. This knowledge is much more advanced than all his other senses combined. Grenouille's life is a...