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Peter Schlemihl

Author: Adelbert von Chamisso
Publisher: Richmond : One World Classics, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unsuccessful in his ambitions, Peter Schlemihl seals a pact with the Devil in which he exchanges his shadow for the purse of Fortunatus, thereby gaining everlasting riches. But when he is ridiculed,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fables
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adelbert von Chamisso
ISBN: 9781847490803 1847490808
OCLC Number: 246906885
Description: 125 p. ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte.
Responsibility: Adelbert von Chamisso ; translated by Leopold von Loewenstein-Wertheim.

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"A profoundly felt portrayal of the sufferings of a marked and excluded man." --Thomas Mann

 
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