Karl Friedrich May

Karl Friedrich May

Karl Friedrich May (1842–1912) — an author of exciting adventure novels, in which events happen at Wild West in USA, in South America, in the Middle East, in China. He is among the most translated into other languages German authors. The total circulation of his edited books amounts to over 200 millions exemplars. His works are adapted for the big screen, his characters are given a new lease of life in strips and games, festivals are arranged in his honour, an asteroid is named after him, societies of his admirers are established. The Publishing House, representing Karl May’s works in Ukrainian for the first time, starts with a publication of a series of novels about Red Indian chief Winnetou in Natalka Sniadanko’s translation.

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