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The Man-Wolf and Other Tales

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally ...more
Paperback, 178 pages
Published June 2nd 2009 by Serenity Publishers, LLC (first published 1860)
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Nov 22, 2014 Suvi rated it liked it
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Germany, the Black Forest region is known for its wood-carving, Black Forest Cake, gourmet cuisine, and beautiful scenery, but the dense and sinister forests have also served as inspiration for myths and storytellers (the most famous ones are of course the brothers Grimm). Émile Erckmann's and Alexandre Chatrian's werewolf story draws from that tradition, but also reminds us of the classical historian Tacitus, who wrote that Germans dress in the sk ...more
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Anne Rice brought me to this book from her latest The Wolf Gift. The final short story in this volume was the most poignant for me. There is so much out there to read from one and a half centuries ago that is mostly lost on readers today. Thank you, Anne, for bringing old books to my attention. Now to read the other 5 books you mention in the novel.
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Красив готически разказ за мрачен замък, нападнат от странна и зловеща болест благородник, с красива , безкрайно тъжна дъщеря, криеща страшна тайна, свръхествени проклятия на кръвта и ужасяващи вещици, дебнещи в тъмнината. Страхът идва от атмосферата, магичността се нанася във възприятията напластена от неизвестното и недоизказаното, героите са подозрителни и невдъхващи дори секунда доверие . Прекрасното старостилие отпреди повече от век за много ще се стори твърде нечетивно или досадно даже, но ...more
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Erckmann-Chatrian is a pen name for two writers : Émile Erckmann (Phalsbourg 1822 - Lunéville 1899) and Alexandre Chatrian (Soldatenthal 1826 - Villemomble 1890)

Both Erckmann and Chatrian were born in the département of Moselle, in the Lorraine region in the extreme north-east of France. They specialised in military fiction and ghost stories in a rustic mode, applying to the Vosges mountain range
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