Schatzkästlein des Rheinischen Hausfreundes by Johann Peter Hebel

"Schatzkästlein des Rheinischen Hausfreundes" is a collection of short stories, anecdotes, and fables that offer wisdom and moral lessons. The book, written in the early 19th century, provides a glimpse into the culture and values of the time. The stories are known for their simplicity, humor, and unexpected twists, and they often feature everyday people facing moral dilemmas. The book remains a classic of German literature.

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Total Points: 108

Since this book was first published in 1811, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 108.0.

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