Krabat

Krabat Details

Krabat - das ist ein 14jähriger Waisenjunge, im Großraum Lausitz/Dresden, im 17.Jahrhundert, der ein Bettlerleben führt. Eines Tages sucht er sein Glück bei einem Müllermeister, der ihn zu sich lockt und als Geselle anstellt. Sofort stellt sich heraus, dass mehr hinter dem "Meister" stecken muss. Dunkle Magie, Intrigen, Täuschungen, Vertrauen, Freundschaft, Rache und ja, auch die Liebe zeichnen die folgende Geschichte aus. Dies alles bildet eine zauberhafte Erzählung, die märchenhaft und spannend beschrieben wird.

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Title:Krabat
Edition Language:German
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    Krabat Reviews

  • Manny

    Excuse me for sounding smug, but I have managed to read a book in German. A real book, 250 pages long with no pictures. And, unlike earlier attempts, I did not cheat in any way: there was no accompany...

  • Rebecca McNutt

    I'm not really much of a fantasy reader. I find it difficult to get into fantasy novels, especially those set in medieval places (it's kind of clich├ę), but The Satanic Mill is definitely a special ca...

  • Shelby *trains flying monkeys*

    Krabat has dreams of a near-by mill. The pull is too strong and he ends up going there. The Master takes him in and he becomes that needed twelfth to keep the mill going. That mill is not just a mill ...

  • Manny

    My German has improved, and I felt compelled to reread this beautiful and poetic novel. First time round, I had to guess too many words; now I appreciated it properly.The simple and powerful story is ...

  • Suzanne

    As I'm rereading my favorite books from childhood, I find myself having to reset my rating system. After reading The Satanic Mill, for instance, I see that some other books I noted as 5 stars are real...

  • Hank Horse

    A spooky and humane classic. Our young orphan Krabat apprentices at a mill, which turns out to be a magic school far more sinister than Hogwarts. Essentially a fairy tale, the story resonates on many ...

  • Steelwhisper

    A re-read. Brilliant....

  • Caren

    When I read that this book had been an inspiration for the likes of writers Cornelia Funke and Neil Gaiman, my curiosity was piqued. The book appeared in German in 1971 and was translated into English...

  • Kathrin

    'Krabat' as a story is very dear to me although I never read the book. But I am familiar with the movie based on the book and I've seen numerous theatrical adaptions in the last years. Supposedly, a c...

  • Kate

    3.5**Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.*Krabat is a young boy who is strangely compelled to travel to an old Mill, once there he becomes an ...