The Devil's Elixir by E. T. A. Hoffmann

The book is a captivating tale of supernatural intrigue and obsession, revolving around the life of a young man who comes into possession of a mysterious elixir that once belonged to a sinister monk. This potion, which is said to grant the drinker supernatural powers and insights, leads the protagonist on a dark and perilous journey. As he becomes increasingly entangled in the elixir's curse, the boundaries between reality and hallucination blur, drawing him into a world of demonic forces, doppelgängers, and haunting visions. The narrative weaves a complex web of passion, addiction, and the human psyche, exploring the depths of madness and the consequences of tampering with the unknown.

The 4296th greatest book of all time


Published
1815
Nationality
German
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
German

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