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Simplicissimus

Author: Johann Jakob Christoffel Von Grimmelshausen

Translator: Mike Mitchell   Cover design: Marie Lane   Cover illustration: Ben Mitchell  

"It is a story of the most basic kind of grandeur - gaudy, wild, raw, amusing, rollicking and ragged, boiling with life, on intimate terms with death and evil - but in the end, contrite and fully tired of a world wasting itself in blood, pillage and lust, but immortal in the miserable splendour of its sins."
Thomas Mann

Described as a Catholic Pilgrim's Progress it captures the chaotic futility of war as Simplicissimus goes from a boy to a man during the Thirty Years War. It is a great read and one of the greatest European novels of any period.

RRP: £13.99

No. of pages: 434

Publication date: 23.02.2009

Re-print date: 15.04.2016

ISBN numbers:
Paperback
978 1 903517 42 0
Kindle Ebook
978 1 907650 12 3
Epub Ebook
978 1 907650 13 0

Rights:
World English Language in this translation.