German Literature

German literature comprises those literary texts written in the German language. This includes literature written in Germany, Austria, the German part of Switzerland, and to a lesser extent works of the German diaspora. German literature of the modern period is mostly in Standard German, but there are some currents of literature influenced to a greater or lesser degree by dialects (e.g. Alemannic). An early flowering of German literature is the Middle High German period of the High Middle Ages. Modern literature in German begins with the authors of the Enlightenment (such as Herder) and reache...more

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Verlorenes Paradies (Abby Lynn, #5)
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One Hundred Names
Er ist wieder da
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  • The Hundred Days by Joseph Roth
    The Hundred Days
    Release date: Oct 07, 2014
    Napoleon's return to the throne in Paris, as imagined by the incomparable Joseph Roth.

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    Motte und Co Band 1: Auf der Spur der Erpresser
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  • Popular German Literature Books

    The Metamorphosis
    The Trial
    Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
    All Quiet on the Western Front
    The Reader
    The Sorrows of Young Werther
    The Tin Drum (The Danzig Trilogy, #1)
    The Magic Mountain
    Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family
    Stasiland by Anna FunderThe Berlin Book of Lists by Max HofstetterBerlin Noir by Philip KerrThe Spy Who Came In from the Cold by John le CarréThe Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood
    229 books — 109 voters

    The Neverending Story by Michael EndeMomo by Michael EndeThe Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob GrimmKrabat by Otfried PreußlerThe Little Ghost by Otfried Preußler
    Best German Children Literature
    157 books — 125 voters
    Krabat by Otfried PreußlerThe Neverending Story by Michael EndeTintenherz by Cornelia FunkeRabenmond. Der magische Bund by Jenny-Mai NuyenThe 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear by Walter Moers
    German Fantasy Novels
    135 books — 17 voters

    Faust by Johann Wolfgang von GoetheThe Metamorphosis by Franz KafkaThe Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von GoetheSteppenwolf by Hermann HesseDie Räuber by Friedrich Schiller
    German Classics
    188 books — 74 voters
    The Book Thief by Markus ZusakEmil and the Detectives by Erich KästnerThe Flying Classroom by Erich KästnerThe Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob GrimmThe Robber Hotzenplotz by Otfried Preußler
    89 books — 43 voters

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    Love is the most pleasurable pain imaginable, and I have experienced more pain-pleasure than a German twin experiencing schadenfreude at the expense of his brother.
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    Never Fight ugly people—they have nothing to Lose.
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