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Mlle de Scuderi E. T. A. Hoffman

Mlle de Scuderi By E. T. A. Hoffman

Mlle de Scuderi by E. T. A. Hoffman


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This unique edition, translated by critically-acclaimed translator Andrew Brown, is one of the earliest examples of the classic murder mystery and it has been an inspiration for a host of thriller and crime writers.

Mlle de Scuderi Summary

Mlle de Scuderi by E. T. A. Hoffman

As Paris is shaken by a spate of murderous robberies, the aristocratic Mademoiselle de Scuderi pens a poem to poke fun at the cowardly lovers who now fear to go out at night to see their mistresses. But when she receives an unexpected visit from a young man, who gives her a box of jewels with a note thanking her for supporting the robbers' cause, the elderly writer is plunged into a dangerous web of passion, intrigue and murder. First published in 1819 to great acclaim, and displaying all the author's trademark wit and ingenuity, E.T.A. Hoffmann's tale has inspired and delighted writers and readers ever since, and remains a benchmark for all modern crime novels.

About E. T. A. Hoffman

E.T.A. Hoffmann (1776-1822) was a composer, caricaturist, critic and author. His works, often bizarre and grotesque, were hugely influential on writers such as Dostoevsky, Kafka and Poe.

Additional information

NGR9781847498335
9781847498335
1847498337
Mlle de Scuderi by E. T. A. Hoffman
New
Paperback
Alma Books Ltd
2020-09-24
128
N/A
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