A review of the deserted house by ernest theodor amadeus hoffmann

Youth[ edit ] Hoffmann's ancestors, both maternal and paternal, were jurists. In he married his cousin, Lovisa Albertina Doerffer —

A review of the deserted house by ernest theodor amadeus hoffmann

It had the element of surprise, mystery, romance, ingenuity It starts with a group of frnds sharing stories and one of them starts with how he once came across a Deserted House with a story that sent shivers down his spine.

This house is situated in an Uptown Street with the house flagged on both ends by rich establishments. As he stares at the house, a Count of acquaintance comes up and declares the house to b I really sort of liked this story. As he stares at the house, a Count of acquaintance comes up and declares the house to be haunted.

The way the house looks he cannot keep his eyes away, and then suddenly one day he sees a delicate maiden hand open one of the upstairs windows and deposit a bottle perhaps of scent on the ledge. The hand now has captivated him and he dreams of the maiden whose hand it is.

The Deserted House

The element of mystery isn't Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot comparison, but it does keep you reading. The end felt weak, but then again in those days such swift endings were preferred.

There is however no happily ever afterApr 01,  · "Wait a bit," cried Lelio. "It is our Theodore of whom you are speaking now. And it looks to me as if he were having some weird vision at this very moment. See how strangely he gazes out into the distance." Theodore had been sitting in silence up to this moment.

A review of the deserted house by ernest theodor amadeus hoffmann

Theodore tells of an adventure with the mysterious. Imagine you are walking in old Germany on an avenue lined with aristocratic homes and fashionable shops.

A review of the deserted house by ernest theodor amadeus hoffmann

Tucked among the rich and gay architectures is a deserted old house. School eBook Library - eBooks. Add to Book Shelf Flag as Inappropriate. Ernst Theodor Amadeus (ne Wilhelm) Hoffmann ( ), better known by his pen name E.

The Sand-Man and other stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann

T. A. Hoffmann, was a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and The Sand-Man /5. Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann, better known by his pen name E. T.

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A. Hoffmann (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann), was a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist/5.

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Theodore tells of an adventure with the mysterious. Imagine you are walking in old Germany on an avenue lined with aristocratic homes and fashionable shops. Tucked among the rich and gay architectures is a deserted old house. Ernst Theodor Amadeus (ne Wilhelm) Hoffmann ( ), better known by his pen name E. T. A. Hoffmann, was a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and The Sand-Man /5. THEY were all agreed in the belief that the actual facts of life are often far more wonderful than the invention of even the liveliest imagination can be. It seems to me, spoke Lelio, that history gives proof sufficient of this. And that is why the so-called historical romances seem so repulsive and.

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