How a Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light by a Common or Garden Butcher's Dog

Kobo ebook | February 26, 2015

byJohann Peter Hebel

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'The devil gave the woman a nudge: "Look at that belt full of money peeping out from under the butcher's shirt!"'

Written for a local German journal and published in 1811, these fabulous, funny, jewel-like miniature tales describe con men, tricksters, disasters, murders, rascals and lovers, and include Franz Kafka's favourite story.

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Johann Peter Hebel (1760-1826). Hebel's The Treasure Chest is available in Penguin Classics.

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'The devil gave the woman a nudge: "Look at that belt full of money peeping out from under the butcher's shirt!"'Written for a local German journal and published in 1811, these fabulous, funny, jewel-like miniature tales describe con men, tricksters, disasters, murders, rascals and lovers, and include Franz Kafka's favourite story.Intr...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 26, 2015Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141398035

ISBN - 13:9780141398037

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