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Krimke64 rated it liked it Jul 12, Latika Rodway-Anand rated it liked it Nov 11, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The Baroness von St Arnaud; a delicate beauty married to a retired army officer who neglects her, is a tantalising mystery to the much-travelled civil engineer von Gordon who makes her acquaintance at the fashionable spa of Thale in the Harz Mountains.
Cécile by Theodor Fontane
In Fontane enlisted in the Prussian army and set out on the first of numerous journeys to England, which fostered his interest in Old English balladsa form he began to imitate. Return to Book Page.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Pavu Focsa rated it it was ok Jan 04, He became engaged to his future wife, Emilie Rouanet-Kummer, whom he had met when still at school. In Der Stechlin written —97his last completed novel, Fontahe adapted the realistic methods and social criticism of contemporary French fiction to the conditions of Prussian life.
Fontane’s first job as apothecary was in Dresdenafter which he returned to his father’s shop in the provincial town of Letschin in the Oderbruch region. Judith rated it liked it Aug 03, Tornata a vivere con la madre, erano in una situazione apparentemente dignitosa, ma economicamente fragile quando apparve St.
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Leonora Al rated it it was amazing Nov 29, Sam rated it it was ok Jul 08, His biographer Gordon A. Fontane died on September 20,in Berlin. Bill rated it liked it Jan 12, Kristin rated it it was ok Mar 12, Cceile read it for school.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Refresh and try again. In his observations, he vociferously critiqued Prussian militarism: The reader’s curiosity, too, is more and more strongly aroused as a story of mutual sexual attraction unfolds. In he quit his job as an apothecary and became a full-time journalist and writer.
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His well-known novel Effi Briest is still widely read in English-speaking countries.