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  • "The Stone Heart " by E. T. A. Hoffmann (1817)

    by E. T. A. Hoffmann

    The Court Counsellor Reutlinger organizes an elaborate festival on his grounds every three years to which everyone in the area, young and old, is invited – on the condition that they put on the clothes and accoutrements of the year 1760, a particularly important moment in the Counsellor’s life, (...)

  • "Gambler’s Luck" by E. T. A. Hoffmann (1820)

    by E. T. A. Hoffmann

    A powerful moral fable about the addictive and devastating fascination for gambling that has wreaked so much havoc in so many lives throughout time, by one of the leading spirts of the German Romanic movement. (12,000 words) an e-book, with the original texts in an annex, is available for (...)