Nachtmahr: Strange Tales




      Nachtmahr: Strange Tales
Hanns Ewers 1871 1943 wrote some of the strangest tales of the period, including three vaguely autobiographical novels and several volumes of short stories many of which refer to his major themes of obsession, transformation, depravity and blood This was in addition to his extensive travels worldwide, his activities as a propagandist spy during WWI, screenwriter, poet, playwright, prodigious drug ab user and associations with members of Nazi elite Hitler himself supposedly asked him to write the official biography of Horst Wessel which he did, but was subsequently declared an unperson by the Nazis he was nationalistic rather than anti semitic his books banned and burnt He died in Berlin of tuberculosis largely forgotten.His novels and a few of his stories were translated and published in the 1920s but barring a volume by the Runa Raven press published 2000 he is largely still unknown to the English speaking world not least because these volumes now command high prices on the second hand market.We are very pleased to announce that, in conjunction with the H.H.E estate, a new volume of stories, including some newly translated works is now available, together with Ewers essay paean to Edgar Allan Poe first published in English in 1917.Contents Introduction by J N Hirschhorn Smith Carnival In Cadiz The Dead Jew John Hamilton Llewellyn s End Gentlemen of the Bar The Tophar Bride The Typhoid Mary The Spider Fairyland From The Diary Of An Orange Tree The Death of Baron Jesus Maria von Friedel Mamoloi Edgar Allan Poe newly translated. Free Read [ Nachtmahr: Strange Tales ] Author [ Hanns Heinz Ewers ] – heartforum.co.uk

German actor, poet, philosopher, and writer of short stories and novels While he wrote on a wide range of subjects, he is today known chiefly for his works of horror, particularly his trilogy of novels centered around the adventures of Frank Braun, a character modeled not too loosely on himself The best known of these is Alraune

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  • Hardcover
  • 349 pages
  • Nachtmahr: Strange Tales
  • Hanns Heinz Ewers
  • English
  • 20 September 2018

10 thoughts on “ Nachtmahr: Strange Tales

  1. Shawn says:

    This book by Side Real press is part of an ongoing attempt to get some of the work of foreign weird tales authors translated into English In a unfortunately common approach, the presumed limited audience for the work justifies a small print run, high production values and high price There is no doubt, the book itself is an absolutely beautiful object with strong binding, heavy stock covers and textured front Previous to this book, I like most weird fiction readers , primarily knew Ewers as This book by Side Real press is part of an ongoing attempt to get some of the work of foreign weird tales authors translated into English In a unfortunately common approach, the presumed limited audience for the work justifies a small print run, high production values and high price There is no doubt, the book itself is an absolutely beautiful object with strong binding, heavy stock covers and textured front Previous to this book...

  2. Matthew W says:

    Hanns Heinz Ewers was truly a Satanic Renaissance man, a man that dabbled darkly in a variety of fiendish fields including philosophy, poetry, Pro German World War I propaganda he was even imprisoned as an alien spy , artistic cinema innovator, fencing, the Occult, and a variety of other rather dubious things Ewers was even an associate of Guido von List, J rg Lanz von Liebenfels, and Aleister Crowley Although a Philo Semite claiming that Jews were the only other race co...

  3. Vincent Andrew says:

    While dabbling in the realm of supernatural fiction, I came across Ewers s masterful The Spider in a compilation of stories that influenced H.P Lovecraft Since then, I embarked on a quest to seek out and find any story that the almost forgotten Austrian created Side Reel Press is currently translating and printing a decent amount of his work, BUT no other edition demonstrates Ewers s craftmanship or genious like Strange Tales, the translation is amazing and really captures Ewers s penchant While dabbling in the realm of supernatural fiction, I came across Ewers s masterful The Spider in a compilation ...

  4. Wes shelley says:

    Wonderful collection

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