(Direct: karl-may-friends.net) First English biography of Karl May with emphasis on his Wild West adventures, focus on Winnetou and Old Shatterhand, and work interpretation based on the more than... More > 100-year-long Winnetou best-seller.< Less
(Direct: karl-may-friends.net) Full Colour. A pictorial journey through ten years of translating Karl May's novels of the Wild West, and the artistic rendering of his heroes. Each piece of art in... More > this picture book belongs to one of my Karl May translations, and each picture has a story to tell. 2004 to 2014. Celebrating the milestone with a special expose on my cover art and illustrations for Karl May's novels; includes the revitalization of some of Karl May's own artistic costume photos. Note: All interior pages are of landscape orientation.< Less
(Direct: karl-may-friends.net - Hard cover format of the combined works Winnetou I, II, and III, including coloured costume photo of 1896 on back of dust jacket, with 'magic' rifle overlayed - Karl... More > May as Old Shatterhand) Precis: ~~February 2013 revision~~ Complete Winnetou Trilogy. The adventures of Old Shatterhand, the young German adventurer, and Winnetou, the young Apache chief. During his first journey into the Wild West, a young greenhorn—Karl May, the adventurer—meets a young Apache, called Winnetou, while performing his job as a railroad surveyor in the Wild West. The first encounter is not at all amicable and during a violent Indian attack, the young German is near-fatally wounded. He is taken to the Apache pueblo to be nursed back to health, destined to die by torture at the stake…< Less
(Direct: karl-may-friends.net) (Hardcover/dust jacket format of the combined volumes 1 and 2.) From The Rio De La Plata To The Cordilleras. When Charley arrives in Montevideo he receives a visit by a... More > peculiar gentleman. The country is in turmoil and a rebellion is in the making. He comes face to face with Lopez Jordan after having been ambushed and dragged in fetters to the head quarters of the feared usurper. Charley faces execution but outsmarts Lopez Jordan's army of rebels. Later, he and his friends become separated in the Gran Chaco during an attack by a group of hostile Mbocovi. Together with the only remaining comrade, he unlocks the secret of the old desierto and frees his friends from the Isleta del Circulo, a prison island in the middle of an alligator-infested swamp. Then, once more they pick up the trail of the Peruvian treasures and head into the Bolivian Andes to hunt down the evil el sendador - the final confrontation at the Pampa de Salinas has yet one more surprise in store for Charley.< Less
(Direct: karl-may-friends.net) During an unusual bullfight in Buenos Aires, German zoologist Dr Morgenstern and his servant Fritze make the acquaintance of Father Jaguar. The two German adventurers... More > travel through Argentina to unearth the fossilized remains of dynosaurs but are ambushed and imprisoned by enemy Indians and a group of revolutionaries fighting against the government. Famous Father Jaguar rescues the two travellers; Morgenstern and Fritze join his group of yerbateros for the ride through the Gran Chaco. Along the way, two mysterious Peruvians, Anciano and Haukaropora, join them, as they have the same destination—Peru. When the yerbateros clash with the revolutionaries in a bloody skirmish, Father Jaguar comes face to face with his mortal enemy. However, the villainous gambusino escapes. The pursuit leads the yerbateros, as well as Morgenstern and Fritze high into the South American Cordilleras where the mythical gold treasure of the ancient Inca rulers is said to be hidden.< Less
(Direct: karl-may-friends.net) When Old Shatterhand receives invitation letters to a powwow at Mount Winnetou, he is tempted to think that someone is having some fun at his expense; when shortly... More > thereafter a mysterious American with a nugget as large as a pigeon egg on his fob chain visits him, his mind is made up -- Old Shatterhand travels into the Wild West one last time where, unexpectedly, he unearths a secret that has been waiting to be discovered for thirty years.< Less
(Direct: karl-may-friends.net) Winnetou Story.
Old Shatterhand and his blood brother Winnetou, the Apache chief, are on the trail of robbers who have stolen an entire trunk full of gold nuggets.... More > After rescuing Carpio, Shatterhand’s old school friend in the wintry Rocky Mountains, they find shelter in a Pa-Ware, the extraordinary geological feature that becomes the stage for a life-changing experience with a grizzly bear.< Less
(Direct: karl-may-friends.net) A Winnetou Story.
The mystery surrounding Old Surehand and Apanatshka deepens. Old Shatterhand and Winnetou head a group in pursuit of dangerous villains to Devils... More > Head, where the ‘general’ is unmasked.< Less