Birth date: January 24, 1776
Died: June 25, 1822
E.T.A. Hoffmann's Books
The Books: Read by Candlelight or Flashlight – E.T.A. Hoffmann: Das Fräulein von Scuderi (Mademoiselle de Scuderi) (read by flashlight, in bed) A spooky mystery set in the 1680s, in the Paris of Louis XIV. Mlle. de Scuderi – an elderly gentlewoman who is in the confidence of the king and his maitres...
What role does art play in the pursuit of happiness? Does it mine all the beauty in the world and then refine it until the ore has been purified into unadulterated gold, or does beauty only enchant us the more because of the dross from which we try to separate it? Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, tho...
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Solo se destacan algunos de los relatos, que son los que salvan al libro de ser aburrido.
What a find. Sometimes you feel that a writer just 'clicks' with you. Not even halfway through this story, I had ordered two books by the same author.