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Claus Störtebeker

Claus Störtebeker by Georg Engel
By: (1866-1931)

Claus Störtebeker by Georg Engel is a fascinating and well-researched biography of the infamous pirate and privateer from the 14th century. Engel expertly weaves together historical facts and legends surrounding Störtebeker, painting a vivid picture of his life and times.

The author delves into Störtebeker's early days as a trading sailor, his transformation into a feared pirate captain, and his ultimate downfall at the hands of the Hanseatic League. Engel captures the brutality and lawlessness of the era, as well as the code of honor that Störtebeker and his crew adhered to.

One aspect of the book that stands out is Engel's attention to detail and his ability to bring the past to life. He describes the sights, sounds, and smells of the bustling port cities and the treacherous waters of the North Sea, making the reader feel as if they are right there alongside Störtebeker and his crew.

Overall, Claus Störtebeker is a gripping and immersive read for anyone interested in pirates, maritime history, or medieval Europe. Engel's writing style is engaging and easy to follow, making this biography a must-read for history buffs and adventure enthusiasts alike.

Book Description:

Claus Beckera, besser bekannt als Claus Störtebeker, war schon zu Lebzeiten eine Legende: Gemeinsam mit Heino Wichmann und Gödeke Michael kämpfte er im 14. Jahrhundert als Vitalienbruder für die Gerechtigkeit und versuchte die Adligen zu stürzen und den Armen helfend unter die Arme zu greifen. Georg Engel erzählt den Werdegang Störtebekers von seiner Kindheit bis zum seiner Hinrichtung im Jahre 1402 in Hamburg.

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