Germany, a Winter Tale by Heinrich Heine

"Germany, a Winter Tale" is a satirical epic poem that criticizes the political and social state of Germany in the 19th century. The narrative follows the author's journey through his homeland, where he encounters various figures and situations that embody the cultural and political issues of the time. The author uses humor and irony to expose the hypocrisy, corruption, and stagnation in German society, while also expressing his longing for a more progressive and enlightened future.

The 2298th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 153

Since this book was first published in 1844, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 153.0.

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