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A Very German Christmas

The Greatest Austrian, Swiss and German Holiday Stories of All Time (Very Christmas #5)

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, Heinrich Heine, Rainer Maria Rilke


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The fifth volume in our popular Very Christmas series, this collection brings together traditional and contemporary holiday stories from Austria, Switzerland and Germany. You'll find classic works by the Brothers Grimm, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Heinrich Heine, Thomas Mann, Rainer Maria Rilke, Hermann Hesse, Joseph Roth and Arthur Schnitzler, as well as more recent tales by writers like Heinrich B ll, Peter Stamm and Martin Suter. Eine fr hliche Weihnachten--A Merry Christmas--made all the more festive with these literary treats redolent of candle-lit trees, St. Nikolaus, gingerbread, the Christkindl, roast goose and red cabbage, Gugelhopf and stollen cakes, accompanied by plenty of schnapps.

Joseph Roth's story "Christmas in Cochinchina," published in English for the first time in this collection, appears in the December 2020 issue of Harper's Magazine.

New Vessel Press, 9781939931887, 140pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2020