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Fairy Tales & Ghost Stories by Theodor Storm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,580. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Presented here is a collection of fairy tales and ghost stories by German author Theodor Storm (1817-1888). In these tales a boy is kidnapped and mothered by a bear, a boy sails to the moon, a man goes on a quest for the philosopher's stone, a miser is tormented by two terrifying cats, two lovers seek an end to their farming town's draught, a countess is given a magic mirror, and a doctor is haunt
Betrothal in Santo Domingo
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
"In Port-au-Prince, on the French side of the island of Santo Domingo, there lived, at the beginning of the century, when the blacks were killing the whites, a dreadful old Negro by the name of Congo Hoango."
The Vaccination
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Classics
"By and large," the straying wife of Frank Wedekind's classic erotic tale says to her young lover, "husbands are jealous only so long as they have no reason to be. As soon as there really is a reason for them to be jealous, it’s as if they were stricken with terminal blindness.”
Life, Death and Consequences: A selection of dual-language German-English short stories and poetry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German
This e-book is a suspenseful and thought-provoking collection of short stories and poetry—dual-language pieces that will leave you wanting more. English students trying to learn German—or German students attempting to learn English—will benefit while reading intriguing plots that expand one's horizons and pose ancient questions about morals and ethics, sometimes with a dash of humor.
Leben, Tod und Konsequenzen: Eine Auswahl zweisprachiger Kurzgeschichten und Gedichte in Deutsch und Englisch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: German. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Lesen Sie zweisprachige Erzählungen und Gedichte, die Sie in ihren Bann ziehen werden. Ob englischsprachige Studenten, die Deutsch lernen möchten—oder deutschsprachige Studenten, die Englisch lernen möchten: Das Lesen fesselnder Handlungen, die den Gesichtskreis erweitern und die uralten Fragen über Moral und Ethik stellen—manchmal mit einem Spritzer Humor—bietet ihnen viele Vorteile.
Matthew and the Pesky Ants: Dual-language English-German short stories and poetry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Words
Not just for kids! Read short dual-language tales about the escapades of preschooler, Matthew. Some of the pieces embrace particular concepts such as alphabet recognition. Language learners will benefit from the straightforward approach. Note: this edition includes three previously unpublished pieces.
Brecht - The Good Person from Szechwan in 1,000 Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
You’ve just made the first step to finding the perfect read for your weekend, vacation or coffee breaks. “The Good Person from Szechwan” in 1,000 words is exactly what it suggests – a 1,000-word summary of “The Good Person from Szechwan”. This download will give you a first-person view into the story of this e-book.
Grass - The Tin Drum in 1,000 Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
You’ve just made the first step to finding the perfect read for your weekend, vacation or coffee breaks. “The Tin Drum” in 1,000 words is exactly what it suggests – a 1,000-word summary of “The Tin Drum”. This download will give you a first-person view into the story of this e-book.
Brecht - Life of Galileo in 1,000 Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
You’ve just made the first step to finding the perfect read for your weekend, vacation or coffee breaks. “Life of Galileo” in 1,000 words is exactly what it suggests – a 1,000-word summary of “Life of Galileo”. This download will give you a first-person view into the story of this e-book.
The Orange Corset
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
Fritz is the son of a Protestant minister whose church is in a village of eight hundred people. He will discover his life's calling when, having moved to the big city for high school, he sees an astonishing sight in the window of a shop just off a large square.
The Seducer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
In this short tale by the German playwright Frank Wedekind, the narrator recounts the travails he goes through in an attempt to seduce a lovely young cousin. Translated by Juan LePuen.
A Crime
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
Cavalry captain von Hecht is stationed in the small provincial town of M. His relationship with the lovely young wife of a fat merchant by the name of Starke provides him his only distraction. But von Hecht is already thirty-six, he has gotten over the romantic notions of his youth, and in his relationship with his mistress there is real passion, dangerous passion, on only one side.
Prinzessinnen, Hühner und Verräter
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Series: Schreibwerk-Bücherprogramm. Price: Free! Words: 47,330. Language: German. Published: May 30, 2012 by Annemarie Nikolaus. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
„Schreibwerk“ ist eine internationale Gruppe von Autorinnen und Autoren deutscher Sprache. Wir haben uns Ende 2002 im Netz gegründet und Anfang 2011 begonnen, unsere Werke als E-Books zu veröffentlichen. Wir haben eine gemeinsame Homepage und einen Blog. Mit diesem Katalog präsentieren wir nun auch unsere E-Book-Veröffentlichungen gemeinsam.
The Love Letters
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
The leading lady of a company of actors receives love letters from an unknown admirer. She and the oldest member of the company--the notary--continue to speculate about the admirer's identity even after it becomes clear who he is.
Sunflower of the Third Reich, A Novel
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,730. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a WWII historical novel based on the experiences of a German family during the Nazi era. Sunflower of the Third Reich is set in war-torn Germany between 1943 and 1945. The novel presents the German perspective of the Second World War – a viewpoint to which American audiences have rarely been exposed. The author grew up in Nazi Germany during WWII.