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Theodor Storm


Born
in Husum, Germany
September 14, 1817

Died
July 04, 1888

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Hans Theodor Woldsen Storm (1817 – 1888) was a German poet and author.

He was born in Husum ("the grey town by the grey sea") on the west coast of Schleswig of well-to-do parents. While still a student of law, he published a first volume of verse together with the brothers Tycho and Theodor Mommsen.

He worked as a lawyer in Schleswig-Holstein, but emigrated to Thuringia in 1851, leaving his mother's household, and did not return until 1864 to become a writer leaving his homeland in Denmark.

He wrote a number of stories, poems and novellas. His two most well-known works are the novellas Immensee ("Bees' Lake", 1849) and Der Schimmelreiter ("The Rider on the White Horse"), first published in April 1888 in the Deutsche Rundschau. Other published
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Der Schimmelreiter

3.43 avg rating — 6,437 ratings — published 1888 — 187 editions
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Immensee

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3.63 avg rating — 544 ratings — published 1848 — 177 editions
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Pole Poppenspäler

3.40 avg rating — 301 ratings — published 1875 — 69 editions
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Aquis Submersus

3.54 avg rating — 187 ratings — published 1876 — 48 editions
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Immensee und andere Novellen

3.59 avg rating — 153 ratings — published 1851 — 8 editions
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Little Hobbin

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3.75 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1926 — 25 editions
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Die Regentrude und andere M...

3.74 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 1863 — 13 editions
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Hans und Heinz Kirch

3.24 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 1882 — 14 editions
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Ein Doppelgänger

3.67 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1887 — 15 editions
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Bulemanns Haus

3.63 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1864 — 13 editions
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More books by Theodor Storm…
“Between the shadows of the earth and the dark depths of the sky, human life lay slumbering, with all its unsolved puzzles.”
Theodor Storm, Immensee

“Ich möchte schlafen, aber du mußt tanzen."

[Hyazinthen]”
Theodor Storm, Gedichte

“Zwei Augen hat man nur und mit hundert soll man sehen”
Theodor Storm, Der Schimmelreiter und andere Novellen (103 Titel in einem Band): Der Schimmelreiter + Pole Poppenspäler + Sylter Novelle + Im Brauerhause + Marthe und ... aus der Tonne und viel mehr

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