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Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kästner
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Emil and the Detectives (1929)

by Erich Kästner

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Series: Erich Kästner's Emil (1)

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Emil, Gustav, and a group of young detectives outwit criminals and the police when they comb the city in their quest to recover Emil's stolen money.
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Quite an early adaptation, text in Fraktur, with an attractive cover image of a man and a boy in a train compartment. The boy looks like Tintin. It is a book for schools with sections on words and phrases, questions on the text and a short German-English dictionary at the end.
  jon1lambert | Nov 10, 2019 |
Features not one but two streetcars: one horse-drawn and one electric. ( )
  rakerman | Aug 16, 2018 |
No valid German National Library records retrieved.
  glsottawa | Apr 4, 2018 |
Young Emil is off to visit his grandmother and aunt in Berlin, but has his money stolen from him on the train. He spends the rest of the book tracking down the thief, with the help of some kids he meets on the streets of Berlin.
This one is a complete hoot. Clever and witty and adorable. ( )
  electrascaife | May 28, 2017 |
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Kästner, ErichAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gradstein, LeoniaTranslatormain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Attwood, E.M.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Öije, Einarsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Butenko, BohdanIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Faisans-Maury, LouiseTraductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Freund, Stefansecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Georges, AnneTraductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hall, EileenTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hedegaard, Joergensecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Jensen, H. E.secondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Joseph, GuidaIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kuiper, Joh.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Loos, Gertrudsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Mare, Walter de laIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Martin, W.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rosen, Michaelsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schippers, EllyTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schouten, J.H.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Smith, Rodsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Stroebe, Lilian L.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Swan, D.K.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Tóth, EszterTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Teier, Waltersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Trier, Waltersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wendtland, Detlefsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Winkler-Vonk, AnnieTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
קסטנר, אריךsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
טיכמן, משהsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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I might as well tell you—this affair of Emil's was a great surprise to me.
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