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The Sorrows of Young Werther

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The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is a classic novel that delves into the tumultuous emotions of love and loss. The story follows the protagonist, Werther, as he falls deeply in love with Lotte, a young woman who is already betrothed to another man.

Werther's intense and obsessive love for Lotte drives him to despair, leading to his ultimate downfall. Through a series of letters written to his friend, Werther conveys the turmoil of his heart and mind as he struggles to come to terms with his unrequited love.

Goethe's writing is poignant and evocative, capturing the raw emotions and existential angst of Werther with great depth and insight. The novel is a powerful exploration of unrequited love, the pain of rejection, and the destructive consequences of allowing one's emotions to control their actions.

Overall, The Sorrows of Young Werther is a timeless and thought-provoking novel that continues to resonate with readers today. It is a beautifully tragic tale that highlights the complexities of human emotions and the destructive power of unrequited love.

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The Sorrows of Young Werther (German, Die Leiden des jungen Werther, originally published as Die Leiden des jungen Werthers) is an epistolary and loosely autobiographical novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, first published in 1774. The story follows the life and sorrows of Werther after he falls desperately in love with a young woman who is married to another. A climactic scene prominently features Goethe's own German translation of a portion of James Macpherson's Ossian cycle of poems, which had originally been presented as translations of ancient works, and was later found to have been written by Macpherson. (Introduction by Wikipedia and Barry Eads)

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Reviewer: - November 20, 2016
Subject: Amazing narrator
Great story and narration!

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