The Sorrows of Young Werther, Paperback Book


Presented as a collection of confessional letters written by the eponymous protagonist, The Sorrows of Young Werther charts the emotional journey of a young man who, during a stay in a picturesque German village, falls in love with Lotte, a local woman engaged to another man.

As he realizes that his passion is doomed to failure and constant pain, Werther contemplates taking the most drastic measures.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
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  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9781847494047

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