The King's Bride

The King's Bride

by E. T. A. Hoffmann
     
 

Happily engaged to the poet Amandus, Fräulein Anna is horrified to discover that a beautiful ring, mysteriously deposited upon her finger whilst tending her kitchen garden, forces her into marriage with the gnome Corduanspitz. Can Anna find any way of removing the ring? Will her poet lover shake off his passive demeanor and come to her aid? And has

Overview

Happily engaged to the poet Amandus, Fräulein Anna is horrified to discover that a beautiful ring, mysteriously deposited upon her finger whilst tending her kitchen garden, forces her into marriage with the gnome Corduanspitz. Can Anna find any way of removing the ring? Will her poet lover shake off his passive demeanor and come to her aid? And has Corduanspitz truly relinquished all ties to his gnome heritage, as he so proudly claims?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847490995
Publisher:
Oneworld Classics
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Oneworld Classics Series
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

E.T.A. Hoffmann (1776–1822) was a German composer, caricaturist, critic, and author. His works include The Golden Pot and Other Tales and The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr. Paul Turner has previously translated the work of Longus and Thomas More.

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