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- DescriptionThe young student Nathanael remains haunted by his childhood fears: he is convinced that Coppelius, a strange night-time visitor who used to come to his house to conduct alchemical experiments with his father - the latter dying as a consequence of one of these sessions - was ne other than the Sandman, a mythical figure who was said to steal the eyes of children who refused to go to sleep. When a mysterious Italian salesman with a beautiful daughter moves into town, Nathanael's suspicions are reawakened, pushing him to the brink of madness as extraordinary event unfold.
- Author BiographyE.T.A. Hoffmann (1776 - 1822) was a composer, caricaturist, critic and author. His work, often bizarre and grotesque, was hugely influential on writers such as Dostoevsky, Kafka and Poe.
- Author(s)E. T. A. Hoffmann
- PublisherAlma Books Ltd
- Date of Publication24/10/2013
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationRichmond
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAlma Classics
- Weight113 g
- Width132 mm
- Height197 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Translated byChristopher Moncrieff
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