Meicke, the Devil
"The devil sometimes comes in the form of a dog."
Hermann Stehr (1864-1940) was a Silesian author of over thirty novels and novellas. He was awarded the Bauernfeld Prize (1910), the Fastenrath Prize (1919), the Schiller Prize (1919), the Rathenau Prize (1930), the Wartburg Rose (1932), the Goethe Medal for Art and Science (1932) and the Goethe Prize of Frankfurt-am-Main (1933), and was a founding member of the Prussian Literary Academy (1926).
"I don't know what you so love in us Scandinavians, since you have your Hermann Stehr anyway." Knut Hamsun, Nobel Laureate in Literature (1920)