Krabat, Volume 1

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Thienemann, 1988 - Occultism - 296 pages
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Quite gripping and an easy page turner. - Goodreads
I confess to being disappointed in the writing. - Goodreads
I do remember the ending being quite sudden though... - Goodreads

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User Review  - Emily Blackfield - Goodreads

It is a bit confusing, but it has a unique writing style. The story of the book is also really unique and inspiring. Read full review

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User Review  - Phire - Goodreads

This is the first time I've reread this book since I was 10, when I last read it in German. The ending is a bit more abrupt than I'd like, but I'm very pleased to find that it otherwise stands up to the test of time. Read full review

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About the author (1988)

Otfried Preussler was born in Reichenberg, Czechoslovakia on October 23, 1923. After graduating from high school in 1942, he was drafted into the German Army and served on the Eastern front. He spent five years as a captive of the Soviets. After being released in 1949, he moved to Rosenheim, where he was a teacher and principal in a primary school. He also worked as a reporter for a local newspaper and a writer for children's radio programs. He wrote 32 books during his lifetime including The Little Water Sprite and The Little Witch. He died on February 18, 2013 at the age of 89.

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