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|Author||:||Theodor Fontane, Douglas Parmée|
|Publisher||:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Number of Pages||:||272|
|Category||:||Classics, German literature, Fiction, School, Germany, Th century, Literature, Novels, Read for school, Drama|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Effi Briest Fontane s enchanting seventeen year old heroine Effi is married off to Geert von Innstetten an austere workaholic civil servant twice her age Set in Bismarck s Germany this luminous and moving tale of a socially suitable but emotionally disastrous match shifts from childhood idyll in Brandenburg to a remote Baltic port and back to Imperial Berlin .
With Effi Briest Fontane brilliantly demonstrates the truth of his comment that women s stories are generally far more interesting His taut ironic narrative depicts a world where sexuality and the will to enjoy life are stifled by narrow mindedness and circumstance And in his humane unsentimental portrait of Effi who refuses to bow to convention he offers us a reading experience that is at once touching and unsettling