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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?

Leopard’s Run Christine Feehan. To get a glimpse of the atmosphere in The Tenantlisten to the wonderful sondtrack: View all 7 comments.

He has very few friends, and is not really a social person.

Roland Topor – The Tenant

Instead of the sinister bureaucratic machine, there are wicked landlord and neighbours. He would say all kinds of things to him; sometimes telling him the truth about tooor, and at other times just being crude and insulting. Walkers by Graham Masterton This site uses cookies. After all, the cover blurb sells it as A novel of nightmare evil Killer Crabs by Guy N.


Not just any tenants, but those unfortunates in early twentieth century Europe. Good thing it ended up in Roman Polanski’s hands, a Frenchman like Roland Topor it may not be of general interest, but I have to add that topor means axe in topo Polish and Romanian. See No Evil by Patricia Wallace Thanks for telling us about the problem. The main character’s gradual slip into insanity is skilfully orchestrated by Roland Topor, although it is a little bit difficult to identify the moment when the whole process starts.

I agree, he’s much more readable than some of his contemporaries.

The Tenant

This cover is awesome. Go do it, the fact that you’re still living makes everything you say in your introduction sound trite and immature do you wanna I want to write a review, but I think anything I say will give something away that shouldn’t be given away.

Aug 07, Ema rated it it was amazing Shelves: They were strangers on this planet, but they refused to admit it. More than a tale of possession, the novel probes disturbing depths of guilt, paranoia, and sexual obsession with an unsparing detachment. Ridiculous only to him, because he could never fathom their intricacy and their subtlety. Maybe Trelkovksy was nuts from the very beginning, although it doesn’t show; I definitely have to read this book again. Both the ones who actually live nextdoor, and in the larger societal sense, perhaps.


With enemies like these, who needs friends? Identity, paranoia, madness, and the problems of living with neighbors.

Off with your head. He caught a glimpse of his own reflection in a shop window. All images, unless otherwise noted, are the property of their respective copyright owners.

The Shining Stephen King. Unfortunately, this story is way too short for its potential. Polanski’s film based on this book is also disturbing and really does capture the essence of the novel.

You are commenting using your WordPress. A look at Roland Topor’s surreal drawings show a glimpse of his many talents.

The Tenant by Roland Topor

And if thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will also gaze into thee. View all 10 comments.

Contributors Will Errickson toomuchhorrorfiction. They had no confidence in him. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

And paranoia is capable to change anybody into anything. Vintage Horror across the Continents.