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Book Information: Sandman, the

Sandman, the (1815) [Short Story]
by E. T. A. Hoffmann Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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A young man, haunted by a terrifing figure from his childhood, soon falls prey to deceptions of another sort, in the form of a beautiful (but oddly stiff and mechanical) young woman who makes him forget about his betrothed.

Original title: Der Sandmann
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Best Tales of Hoffmann, the (1967) [Collection]
      Author: E. T. A. Hoffmann
     Tales of E. T. A. Hoffmann (1972) [Collection]
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     Tales of Hoffmann (1982) [Collection]
      Author: E. T. A. Hoffmann
     Tales (1982) [Collection]
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     Golden Pot and Other Tales, the (1992) [Collection]
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     Fantastic Tales: Visionary and Everyday (1997) [Anthology]
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     Road To Science Fiction Volume 6: Around the World (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Franz Kafka , Jules Verne , Stanislaw Lem , Gabriel García Márquez , Arkady Strugatsky , Boris Strugatsky , Boris Vian , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , Karel Capek , Kurd Lasswitz , Carlos Fuentes , E. T. A. Hoffmann , Ye Yonglie , Josef Nesvadba , Sam J. Lundwall , Tetsu Yano , Albert Robida , Philippe Curval , Gérard Klein , Élisabeth Vonarburg , Herbert W. Franke , Kobo Abe , Tommaso Landolfi , J.-H. Rosny-Aîné , Wolfgang Jeschke , Erik Simon , Svend Åge Madsen , Alexandr Kramer , Ovid S. Crohmalniceanu , Dino Buzzati , Kirill Bulychev , Teresa Inglés , Laxman Londhe , Zheng Wenguang , Sakyo Komatsu

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