Excerpt from Briefe Theodor Fontanes, Vol 2 Zweite SammlungSeit geftem bin ich mit meiner 9ionelle fertig, leiber auch nur wieber im rouillon, unb eile nun, aufgefammelte t ffd iilben abgutragen Sder et e 8rief ricbtet fit an 6ie 233ie fteunblicl haben Sie wieber meiner gebucht, wie l bfcb unb reich miAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Read Briefe Theodor Fontanes, Vol. 2: Zweite Sammlung (Classic Reprint) author Theodor Fontane – heartforum.co.uk
Theodor Fontane, novelist, critic, poet, and travel writer, was one of the most celebrated nineteenth century German men of letters He was born into a French Huguenot family in the Prussian town of Neuruppin, where his father owned a small pharmacy His father s gambling debts forced the family to move repeatedly, and eventually his temperamentally mismatched parents separated Though Fontane showed early interest in history and literature jotting down stories in his school notebooks he could not afford to attend university instead he apprenticed as a pharmacist and eventually settled in Berlin There he joined the influential literary society Tunnel ber der Spree, which included among its members Theodor Storm and Gottfried Keller, and turned to writing In 1850 Fontane s first published books, two volumes of ballads, appeared they would prove to be his most successful books during his lifetime He spent the next four decades working as a critic, journalist, and war correspondent while producing some fifty works of history, travel narrative, and fiction His early novels, the first of which was published in 1878, when Fontane was nearly sixty, concerned recent historical events It was not until the late 1880s that he turned to his great novels of modern society, remarkable for their psychological insight Trials and Tribulations 1888 , Irretrievable 1891 , Frau Jenny Treibel 1892 , and Effi Briest 1895 During his last years, Fontane returned to writing poetry, and, while recovering from a severe illness, wrote an autobiographical novel that would prove to be a late commercial success He is buried in the French section of the Friedhof II cemetery in Berlin.
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- Briefe Theodor Fontanes, Vol. 2: Zweite Sammlung (Classic Reprint)
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