The Sorrows of Young Werther

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The Sorrows of Young Werther Original Title: Die Leiden des jungen Werther Goethe’s first novel, which brought the then 25-year-old fame, describes how a young person creates his own love suffering. The young Werther sees (Char)Lotte for the...

And There Was Light

Jacques Lusseyran And There Was Light The author’s description of his life’s path is joyful, passionate and heartfelt. He is an idealistic young man who knows no hesitation or doubt, despite the fact that he has been blind since age eight as the result of an accident....

The Simple Life

Ernst Wiechert The Simple Life Original Title: Das einfache Leben Captain Thomas von Orla can no longer stand the desolation of empty societal living. He is searching for meaningful work that can bring him happiness and peace, and he finds it in the seclusion of an...

Brigitta

Adalbert Stifter Brigitta A tale of a most beautiful kind of friendship, of honesty and of two people striving towards the same goal. A woman with exceptionally deep, expressive eyes, who, however, was not blessed with outer beauty, is courted by an exceptionally...