Welcome to the book series 7 best short stories specials, selection dedicated to a special subject, featuring works by noteworthy authors. The texts were chosen based on their relevance, renown and interest.This edition is dedicated to German literature. German literature is essential for those who love literature and history. The history of literature in German is intertwined with the establishment of national states in Central Europe and with the history of the book itself, after the invention of the press by Johannes Gutenberg. This book contains the following texts: - The criminal from lost honour by Friedrich Schiller. - The cold heart by Wilhelm Hauff. - A Tale by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. - The Sandman by E. T. A. Hoffmann. - Blind by Paul Heyse; Saint Cecilia; or, the power of music by Heinrich von Kleist. - The wonders in the Spessart by Karl Immermann. If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!