The Sandman : Little Black Classic
|Author:||E. T. A. Hoffmann|
|Series:||Penguin Little Black Classics|
"Strange man, how can you have eyes for sale? Eyes? Eyes?" '
The disturbing tale of a young man's obsession with the Sandman, stealer of eyes, which has inspired writers from Sigmund Freud to Neil Gaiman.
One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.
E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776-1822). Hoffmann's works are available in Penguin Classics in Tales of the German Imagination from the Brothers Grimm to Ingeborg Bachmann, Tales of Hoffmann and The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr.