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.
Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.
Johann Peter Hebel (1760-1826).
Hebel's The Treasure Chest is available in Penguin Classics.
|Title||How a Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light by a Common or Garden Butcher's Dog||Height||176 mm|
|Author||Johann Peter Hebel||Width||110 mm|
|ISBN-10||9780141398020||Spine Width||7 mm|