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Harald Krassnitzer (Edited by) - The twelve nights

Wondrous tales for a magical season

Pause a while and open yourself to the magic of a special season with Harald Krassnitzer's favourite stories.

The twelve nights between Christmas and Epiphany are a mystical time – a time in which nature stands still and the boundaries between our world and the supernatural realm appear suspended. In Alpine regions and Nordic countries, the Twelve Nights are the source of numerous fables. People talk to animals, goblins populate human dwellings, wishes come true and the Wild Hunt rides across the land. This openness to magic and folklore, this moment of pausing and taking stock, have long been a source of fascination to Harald Krassnitzer – and hold a special significance in our hectic times. In this book, Krassnitzer brings together his favourite legends and tales relating to the Twelve Nights, accompanied by personal reflections

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144 pages
format:125 x 205
ISBN: 9783701717255
Release date: 15.10.2019

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Harald Krassnitzer (Edited by)

born in Grödig (Salzburg) in 1960, actor Harald Krassnitzer has performed at the Schauspielhaus Graz, the Wiener Volkstheater and at theatres in Saarbrücken. Since 1995 he has predominantly appeared in films and television series, including leading roles in Bergdoktor (1997-2005) and Winzerkönig (2005-2009). He is probably best known as police officer Moritz Eisner in the long-running crime drama Tatort. Alongside his acting career, Krassnitzer has made his mark with political statements and activities, and continues to dedicate his time to social projects. Published by Residenz Verlag: "Raunächte" (2019).

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Eine geheimnisvolle Zeit sind die zwölf Nächte zwischen Weihnachten und dem Dreikönigstag – eine Zeit, in der die Natur stillsteht und die Grenzen zwischen unserer Welt und dem Reich der Magie aufgehoben scheinen. Im Alpenraum, aber auch in der nordischen Welt ranken sich zahlreiche Sagen um die Rauhnächte: Menschen sprechen mit Tieren, Kobolde bevölkern die Stuben, Wünsche gehen in Erfüllung und die Wilde Jagd reitet über das Land. Es ist diese Durchlässigkeit zu Magie und altem Wissen, aber auch dieses Moment des Innehaltens, die Harald Krassnitzer seit jeher faszinieren und denen in unserer hektischen Zeit besondere Bedeutung zukommt. In diesem Band hat er seine liebsten Sagen und Erzählungen rund um die Rauhnächte gesammelt und mit persönlichen Worten begleitet. Wundervolle Weihnachtsgeschichten für eine besinnliche Zeit.

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