El magnetizador (Letras mayúsculas. Clásicos universales) (Hardcover)

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By E. T. A. Hoffmann, Joan Fontcuberta (Translated by)
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Classics from some of world literature’s most renowned authors are meticulously translated for young adult readers in this series of quality hardcovers. Each title includes vibrant illustrations and a full-color section about the author, the work, and the time period in which it was penned.

While a small group of friends and family share stories of the power of dreams, Alban the hypnotist comes under the spell of a beautiful young woman named Maria. Even though she is already engaged to another man, Alban vows to bring her under his power. He is given the perfect opportunity to do so when Maria faints at the end of her brother’s story, and Alban is asked to attend her. As he cures her through hypnosis, he also brings her wholly under his will, an action that ultimately leads to tragedy.

Clásicos de algunos de los autores más destacados de la literatura mundial son cuidadosamente traducidos para adolescentes en esta serie de ediciones de calidad de tapa dura. Cada título incluye ilustraciones vívidas y una sección a todo color sobre el autor, la obra y la época en la que fue escrito.

 

Mientras un pequeño grupo de amigos y familia comparte historias sobre el poder de los sueños, Alban el magnetizador es cautivado por la belleza de una joven llamada María. Aunque está prometida a otro hombre, Alban resuelve tenerla bajo de su poder. Tiene la oportunidad perfecta de hacerlo cuando María se desmaya al final de la historia de su hermano, y le piden a Alban que la atienda. Mientras la cura usando el hipnotismo, Alban también la trae bajo su control mental, un suceso que lleva a la tragedia.

About the Author


E. T. A. Hoffmann was a jurist, a composer, a music critic, and a German Romantic author who specialized in the fantasy and horror genres. His novelette The Nutcracker and the Mouse King was the inspiration for the famous ballet The Nutcracker. Joan Fontcuberta has a doctorate in Anglo-Germanic philology and is a professor of translation at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. He has translated literary works by various German writers, including Franz Kafka, Günter Grass, Thomas Mann, and Stefan Zweig, as well as literary works by several English-language authors, including Daniel Defoe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Philip Roth, and Mark Twain. He has also translated English-language movies, TV series, and documentaries for the TV channel Televisió de Catalunya.
Product Details
ISBN: 9788483431016
ISBN-10: 8483431017
Publisher: Bambú
Publication Date: April 1st, 2011
Pages: 112
Language: Spanish
Series: Letras mayúsculas. Clásicos universales