Tales of Humour and Romance

Tales of Humour and Romance : Selected from Popular German Writers (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Tales of Humour and Romance: Selected From Popular German Writers Ch, at present Hoffman is all the rage in Germany, and this tale is no bad specimen of the writer's style, for in it may be traced an imitation of our historical Novel, a species of composition which the works of the Great Unknown have brought into vogue as much in Germany as in England. I was in Berlin when this tale was published - the character of Rene Car? Dillac, like other things, was a day's wonder, '-the Critics, however, thought that if the Author had kept more to the history of the period, it would have been better - too much of the apothecary of Mantua. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 440g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243178255
  • 9780243178254