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German Authors

3,642 works / 210 ebooks Search for books with subject German Authors.

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Prolific Authors

who have written the most books on this subject
Rainer Maria Rilke, 116 books
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 106 books
John Leonard Greenberg, 50 books
Thomas Mann, 48 books
Hermann Hesse, 38 books
Theodor Fontane, 31 books
Johann Gottfried Herder, 19 books
Heinrich Heine, 18 books
Friedrich Schiller, 16 books
Theodor Storm, 16 books
Gottfried Benn, 11 books
Bertolt Brecht, 11 books
Walter Benjamin, 9 books
Gerhart Hauptmann, 8 books
Rinser, Luise, 8 books
Johnson, Uwe, 8 books
Brigitte Reimann, 8 books
Ernst Jünger, 8 books
Friedrich Hölderlin, 8 books
Carossa, Hans, 7 books
Curt Hohoff, 7 books
Klaus Mann, 7 books
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, 7 books
Günter Grass, 7 books
Karl Ernst Laage, 7 books


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