The Sorrows of Young Werther (Google eBook)
The Sorrows of Young Werther is the 1774 epistolary novel by Johann Goethe. A loosely autobiographical novel, The Sorrows of Young Werther tells the story of its title character, an artist with a highly sensitive and passionate temperament who falls in love with Lotte, a beautiful young girl who is promised to another in the fictional village of Wahlheim. A classic and tragic love story, The Sorrows of Young Werther established Goethe as an international literary celebrity and heavily influenced later Romantic works.
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Review: The Sorrows of Young WertherUser Review - Deepthi - Goodreads
This book is pure poetry; the valleys, the blue sky, the children, the young peasant, Lotte's black eyes, Werther himself. Goethe starts his book beautifully with fascinating descriptions of a world ... Read full review
Review: The Sorrows of Young WertherUser Review - Lewis Weinstein - Goodreads
I am reading this (again) because it will be read by my character - Anna, a young Polish girl. The wide range of reactions from GR readers gives me many ways to portray Anna's feelings as she reads ... Read full review