Peter Schlemihl (Illustrated) - Adelbert von Chamisso

Peter Schlemihl (Illustrated)

Adelbert von Chamisso

Book Summary

Peter Schlemihl is the title character of an 1814 novella, Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte (Peter Schlemihls Miraculous Story), written in German by exiled French aristocrat Adelbert von Chamisso. In the story, Schlemihl sells his shadow to the Devil for a bottomless wallet, only to find that a man without a shadow is shunned by human society. The woman he loves re

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