Effi Briest: Abridged, with Biographical Notes

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The Floating Press, Jul 1, 2010 - Fiction - 451 pages
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Effi Briest, the classic German realist novel, follows a young woman through her life and marriage. She is an innocent when she is married to the social climbing Instetten, and longs for wordly things. When she is left alone by her husband, who is pursuing his political career, she succumbs to the flattery of another man. Her adultery has wide and tragic consequences on the rest of her life.
 

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Contents

The Life of Theodor Fontane
5
Chapter I
18
Chapter II
32
Chapter III
38
Chapter IV
47
Chapter V
65
Chapter VI
78
Chapter VII
93
Chapter XX
213
Chapter XXI
230
Chapter XXII
248
Chapter XXIII
261
Chapter XXIV
263
Chapter XXV
288
Chapter XXVI
290
Chapter XXVII
292

Chapter VIII
105
Chapter IX
114
Chapter X
133
Chapter XI
151
Chapter XII
152
Chapter XIII
162
Chapter XIV
174
Chapter XV
179
Chapter XVI
193
Chapter XVII
195
Chapter XVIII
209
Chapter XIX
211
Chapter XXVIII
304
Chapter XXIX
312
Chapter XXX
322
Chapter XXXI
324
Chapter XXXII
329
Chapter XXXIII
348
Chapter XXXIV
355
Chapter XXXV
365
Chapter XXXVI
378
Extracts from My Childhood Years 1894
388
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