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Karl May

German writer

1842   -   1912

genre: pop novel
country of citizenship: Germany
occupation: novelist, children's writer, screenwriter
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Karl Friedrich May ( MY; German: [maɪ]; 25 February 1842 – 30 March 1912) was a German writer best known for his adventure novels set in the American Old West. His main protagonists are Winnetou and Old Shatterhand. May set similar books in the Orient and Middle East (in which the main protagonists were Kara Ben Nemsi and Hadschi Halef Omar), Latin America and Germany. May also wrote poetry, a play, and composed music; he was a proficient player of several musical instruments. Many of his works were adapted for film, stage, audio dramas and comics. Later in his career, May turned to philosophical and spiritual genres. He is one of the best-selling German writers of all time with about 200 million copies worldwide.
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works

43

In Mekka

author: Karl May, Franz Kandolf, Roland Schmid

Der Schatz im Silbersee

novel by Karl May

author: Karl May

1894

Karavana otroků

literary work

author: Karl May

Black Mustang

literary work by Karl May

author: Karl May

1896

Im Reiche des silbernen Löwen IV

literair werk van Karl May

author: Karl May

Und Friede auf Erden

literair werk

author: Karl May

Vinnetou

book by Karl May

author: Karl May

1893

Dobyvatelé Gran Chaca

book by Karl May

author: Karl May

Odkaz posledního Inky

book by Karl May

author: Karl May

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