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A quick intriguing read by Roland Topor, to be used along with the Roman Polanski film, The Tenant (1976).Published 5 months ago by Bartok Kinski
This book by the late great Roland Topor reads like a really good episode of The Twilight Zone. The story focuses on a character named Trelkovsky, who is in desperate search of an... Read morePublished on May 31, 2013 by Thomas W.
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... Read morePublished on October 28, 2010 by Lou pendergrast
I equate reading this short novel with watching one of those advant-garde European films that center on the psyche of a not-so-normal individual as this person pits himself or... Read morePublished on February 12, 2010 by Flash
What an excellent book! I was really surprised by just how much I enjoyed it. Following the descent of the main character into a paranoid madness was fascinating, especially since... Read morePublished on August 14, 2009 by Megan N. Woodrum
I should mention that I'm not a big fan of existentialism. As many reviewers have noted, the novel is often best described as existentialist horror. Read morePublished on March 12, 2009 by Aaron Polson
This book is astounding in so many ways.
I wrote a short story in highschool with the same
ending, the same idea, but of course Roland here
beat me to it by say 40... Read more
Topor's drama of mental desintegration and social alienation
is one of those works that never achieved success in the USA
beyond cult status. Read more
If someone were to found a church based on the exquisite terror of identity loss, Roland Topor would be an excellent choice for its high priest. Read morePublished on December 4, 2007 by Parci A.