The Sandman

The Sandman

by E. T. A. Hoffmann

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 29/06/2018

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The story begins with a series of letters between Nathanael, his fiancée Clara, and her brother Lothar. Nathanael describes a childhood fear of a creature called The Sandman who was said to come at night and steal the eyes of children, which intermingled with a the appearance of a man named Coppelius in his father's room some nights to work on what appears to have been alchemy. This man once attacked Nathanael, threatening to take his eyes, and later killed his father before disappearing.

ISBN:
9783964547200
9783964547200
Category:
Classic fiction
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
29-06-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
Re-Image Publishing
E. T. A. Hoffmann

Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (1776–1822) replaced his third name, Wilhelm, with Amadeus in homage to Mozart. A towering figure of German Romanticism, Hoffmann was a composer, music critic, theater director, draftsman, and caricaturist as well as a writer. Although his stories challenged readers to free their minds from the conventions of reality, Hoffmann accepted the practical constraints of everyday life, training as a lawyer and serving as a judge.

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