Rock Crystal (Pushkin Collection)

Adalbert Stifter
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A beautiful, enigmatic story by one of the greatest German-language novelists.

This seemingly simple fable of two children lost in a frozen landscape is eloquent in its innocence. A Christmas story set in a terrifying and beautiful world of snow and ice, Rock Crystal is a classic of German literature, loved by children and adults alike.

Author bio:

Adalbert Stifter (1805-1868) was an Austrian writer, painter and tutor to the Viennese aristocracy. Informally part of the so-called Biedermeier movement in German-language literature, he has been celebrated by both German and English writers, including Rilke, von Hofmannsthal, Mann, Hesse, Auden and Sebald, and is particularly famed for his vivid descriptions of natural landscapes in his literary work.
Adalbert Stifter's The Bachelors is also published by Pushkin Press.

Category: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9781908968319
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Pushkin
Pub Date: October 2012
Page Extent: 80
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Literary fiction