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Major Acquisition (1952) [Short Story]
by Wolfgang Hildesheimer Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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The narrator tells how a man convinced him to purchase a locomotive.

Published in The Collected Stories of Wolfgang Hildesheimer.

Original title: Eine größere Anschaffung
Alternative titles: A Considerable Purchase / A Major Purchase
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Modern German Stories (1961) [Anthology]
      Authors: Heinrich Böll , Hermann Hesse , Friedrich Dürrenmatt , Ilse Aichinger , Wolfgang Hildesheimer , Heinz Huber , Wolfdietrich Schnurre , Hans Bender , Wolfgang Borchert , Siegfried Lenz , Gerd Gaiser , Hans Lipinsky-Gottersdorf , Heinz Risse , Rolf Becker , Heinz Albers , Friedo Lampe , Herbert Eisenreich , Rolf Schroers , Gertrud von le Fort
     Imperial Messages (1976) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Fyodor Dostoevsky , Franz Kafka , Pär Lagerkvist , Samuel Yosef Agnon , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Elias Canetti , Elie Wiesel , Gabriel García Márquez , Paul Bowles , Julio Cortázar , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , Isak Dinesen , Nikolai Gogol , Duane Ackerson , Jerzy Kosinski , Isaac Babel , George MacDonald , Bertolt Brecht , Hans Christian Andersen , Günter Kunert , Christoph Meckel , Heinrich von Kleist , Marguerite Yourcenar , Kobo Abe , Hans Carl Artmann , Wolfgang Hildesheimer , Jakov Lind , Tommaso Landolfi , Marie Luise Kaschnitz , Marco Denevi , Reinhard Lettau , Russell Edson , Enrique Anderson Imbert , Martin Buber , Juan José Arreola , Antonin Artaud , Pierre Bettencourt , Marvin Cohen , Kirby Congdon , Bob Dylan , Lawrence Fixel , Gust Gils , Lars Gyllensten , Cecil Helman , Zbigniew Herbert , Edmond Jabès , Eugene Jolas , Daniil Kharms , Rachel Kubie , R. Yehoshua Lovaine , Milos Macourek , W. S. Merwin , Henri Michaux , Barton Midwood , Mohammed Mrabet , Slawomir Mrozek , Multatuli , Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav , Paul van Ostaijen , I.L. Peretz , Isaac Rosenfeld , Jerome Rothenberg , Andreas Schroeder , Howard Schwartz , Miguel Serrano , David Slabotsky , Robert Thompson , Roland Topor , Krishna Baldev Vaid , Britton Wilkie , Charles Schwartz (ii)
     Collected Stories of Wolfgang Hildesheimer, the (1987) [Collection]
      Author: Wolfgang Hildesheimer

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