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Heinrich von Kleist

Michael Kohlhaas

€12,95
MICHAEL KOHLHAAS HAS BEEN WRONGED.

HE WILL HAVE JUSTICE. Based on the real life of an ordinary horse-dealer cheated by a government official, Michael Kohlhaas is the darkly comical and magnificently weird story of one man's alienation from a corrupt legal system. When his attempts to claim his rights are thwarted by bureaucracy and nepotism, Kohlhaas vows to take justice into his own - increasingly bloody - hands.

Will he be remembered as a dangerous enemy of the peace, or a vigilante hero?Praised by Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann, Susan Sontag, Roberto Bolano, Werner Herzog, and J. M. Coetzee, this is one of the most influential tales in German literature.

In this vital new translation by the renowned poet Michael Hofmann, Kleist's bizarre, brutal and maddening story is urgent today.


Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 2021
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Pages: 112
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781784877354
ISBN 10: 1784877352


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Michael Kohlhaas

€12,95