Bilingual Electronic Books

Click on a sentence while reading to display the literary translation. We use professional, published translations only, no Google Translate. Our bilingual books work well on tablets, smartphones, e-readers and PCs.

Excerpts are available for most of the books. Or simply read a short story by Franz Kafka, for free and without registration.


Adelbert von Chamisso

Peter Schlemihls wundersame Geschichte

The Wonderful History of Peter Schlemihl

90 standard pages
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Theodor Fontane

Irrungen, Wirrungen

Trials And Tribulations

212 standard pages
Free excerpt

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Die Leiden des jungen Werther

The Sorrows of Young Werther

159 standard pages
10 illustrations
Free excerpt



32 standard pages
Free excerpt

Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre

Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship

827 standard pages
Free excerpt

E. T. A. Hoffmann

Der Sandmann

The Sandman

53 standard pages
Free excerpt

Franz Kafka

Die Verwandlung

The Metamorphosis

81 standard pages
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Gottfried Keller

Das Fähnlein der sieben Aufrechten

The Banner of the Upright Seven

92 standard pages
Free excerpt

Thomas Mann

Der Tod in Venedig

Death in Venice

113 standard pages
Free excerpt

Tonio Kröger

92 standard pages
Free excerpt

Friedrich Nietzsche

Also sprach Zarathustra

Thus Spake Zarathustra

350 standard pages
Free excerpt

Theodor Storm

Der Schimmelreiter

The Rider on the White Horse

156 standard pages
Free excerpt

Ludwig Tieck

Der blonde Eckbert

Fair Eckbert

27 standard pages
Free excerpt

Heinrich von Kleist

Michael Kohlhaas

148 standard pages
Free excerpt


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