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Peter Schlemihl

Author: Adelbert von Chamisso; Leopold Loewenstein, Prince
Publisher: London : Calder and Boyars, 1970. ©1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Schlemihl makes a trade with the Devil: he will give up his shadow in exchange for wealth. But soon his neighbors begin persecuting him for being different from themselves and, too late, Peter realizes that poverty is easier to live with than the loss of peace of mind.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adelbert von Chamisso; Leopold Loewenstein, Prince
ISBN: 0714504394 9780714504391 0714504408 9780714504407
OCLC Number: 7548389
Language Note: In English
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London : J. Calder, 1957.
"A Calderbook CB42"
Description: 93 pages ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte.
Responsibility: by Adalbert von Chamisso ; translated by Leopold von Loewenstein-Wertheim.

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Peter Schlemihl makes a trade with the Devil: he will give up his shadow in exchange for wealth. But soon his neighbors begin persecuting him for being different from themselves and, too late, Peter realizes that poverty is easier to live with than the loss of peace of mind.

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