The Night Pieces  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
The Night Pieces (Nachtstücke) is the title of a collection of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s tales with a fantastic, gloomy and macabre mood.

Its most famous story is The Sandman, introduces the now famous Olympia automaton. Nathanael, who is the main character in this narration, falls in love with Olympia, forgetting his true love, Clara.

Two volumes

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