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I wanted to go on and on with its surreal madness, I wished for a lot more strange things to happen in that bathroom from across Trelkovksy’s window! The Gunslinger Stephen King. The previous tenant, a woman named Simone Choule, has attempted to commit suicide by throwing herself out of the window, leaving her rroland and belongings behind. He seems to always be working on something.

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Locatarul himeric sau cel mai probabil rezultat al unei intalniri dintre Kafka si David Lynch Cartea asta se citeste dintr-o suflare. More than a tale of possession, the novel probes disturbing depths of guilt, paranoia, and sexual obsession with an unsparing detachment.

Metro Dmitry Glukhovsky. There’s just nothing like a beautiful example of vintage paperback horror.

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What an intriguing tale of sorts, a man a new tenant quite normal at first seems to descend into another world and takes what he sees and hears around his new surroundings and develops a paranoia and blows the matter out of proportion in his psyche, or does he?

Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions May 14, Lou rated it it was amazing Shelves: You are commenting using your Facebook account. They played at being perfectly at home.

Others would come into it, destroy the order of things that existed now, transform these four walls into something he would not even recognize, and kill off forever any lingering assumption that a certain Monsieur Trelkovsky had lived here before.

Books by Roland Topor. I’ve always wanted to read this novel – it’s seems to be a tough one to find nowadays.

To ask other readers questions about The Tenantplease sign up. He adapted the novel that The Fantastic Planet is based on Simone dies soon afterwards, and Trelkovsky resumes his life in her former apartment – but soon becomes embroiled in what he perceives to be a conspiracy against his life, designed by his neighbors. He was no different.

Hell, if I had unlimited funds, I’d buy several copies and start a group just for the purpose of reading it!

Ghost Story by Peter Straub Email required Address never made public. Copyright – topof Newer Post Older Post Home. All they wanted from him was obedience to their incongruous rules and their ridiculous laws.

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Although Topor falls a little short of the existential horror of Kafka and Bruno Schulz, he surpasses them both in misanthrope and menace without ever departing-except for what are probably Trelkovsky’s hallucinations–from realistic fiction. Late one night, two months after the funeral, Trelkovsky receives a visitor, Georges Badar, a friend of Simones who has recently completed his national service and is unaware of Simone’s suicide.

Bookfinder has the first paperback teh listed, but no cover image, which is what I was hoping to find! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

For those who wanted something high-brow there was plenty. Yes, this is a personal favourite of mine too. Be a man tpoor kill yourself, but the ‘outsider’ you are, and slit your wrists. He just sent me a photo of his own copy of the book, noting that the “tear” on the cover is actually ttenant of the tebant.

Cobori din ce in ce mai repede. Send me an email at toomuchhorrorfiction[at]gmail. As for GoogleFu, have you ever tried Bookfinder. The Tenant by Roland Topor In the book, I do not really picture Trelkovsky as anything like Polanski except for not being especially tall perhaps more like a young er Jean Pierre Leaud?

Of course, most of the book takes place within the confines of Trelkovsky’s head, so there will naturally be some omissions, but the movie is one of the better screen adaptations I’ve seen this year. Woud you go crazy? In rolnad to be a good citizen and not disturb the neighbours, he manages first to erase himself from the Book of Individuality and then, in complete fail mode with respect of the Pareto principle, continues to persevere in his Sisyphean task until he morphs, Kafkaesque, into