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*Der Kontrabaß [The Double Bass] (play) 1981

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Das Parfum: Die Geschichte eines Mörders [Perfume: The Story of a Murderer] (novel) 1985

Die Taube [The Pigeon] (novella) 1987

Die Geschichte vom Herrn Sommer [The Story of Mr. Sommer; illustrations by Sempé] (novella) 1991; also published as Mr. Summer's Story

Rossini: oder die mörderische Frage, wer mit wem schlief [with Helmut Dietl] (screenplay) 1996

Three Stories and a Reflection (short stories and criticism) 1996

*Süskind adapted the play as a novella in 1984.

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