The Tenant (novel)
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
The Tenant ("Le Locataire Chimérique") is a 1964 novel by Roland Topor. The Tenant is the story of a Parisian of Polish descent, an exploration of alienation and identity. The novel was adapted to film by Roman Polanski in 1976.
A new presentation of The Tenant by Roland Topor was released in October, 2006. The book has Topor's original novel, a new introduction by Thomas Ligotti, a selection of short stories by Topor, a healthy representation of Topor's artwork, and an essay on the famous Roman Polanski film version.
Thomas Ligotti's introduction clocks in at 3500 words and concerns the affirmative themes of world-renowned authors, focusing such as Luigi Pirandello.