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A Very German Christmas

The Greatest Austrian, Swiss and German Holiday Stories of All Time

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The fifth volume in our popular Very Christmas series, this collection brings together traditional and contemporary holiday stories from Austria, Switzerland and Germany. You'll find classic works by the Brothers Grimm, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Heinrich Heine, Thomas Mann, Rainer Maria Rilke, Hermann Hesse, Joseph Roth and Arthur Schnitzler, as well as more recent tales by writers like Heinrich Boell, Peter Stamm and Martin Suter. Eine froehliche Weihnachten-A Merry Christmas-made all the more festive with these literary treats redolent of candle-lit trees, St. Nikolaus, gingerbread, the Christkindl, roast goose and red cabbage, Gugelhopf and stollen cakes, accompanied by plenty of schnapps. Joseph Roth's story "Christmas in Cochinchina," published in English for the first time in this collection, appears in the December 2020 issue of Harper's Magazine .

Product code: 9781939931887

ISBN 9781939931887
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H264xW185
No. Of Pages 140
Publisher New Vessel Press
A continuation of the very popular Very Christmas series conveying a festive spirit from the place where many Christmas traditions were invented. A delightful and unpredictable collection redolent of candle-lit trees, St. Nikolaus, gingerbread, the Christkindl, roast goose and red cabbage, Gugelhopf and stollen cakes, accompanied by plenty of schnapps.