The Salt of the Earth

Historical novel

Original Title: Das Salz der Erde

original edition

Paperback, with flaps, 1,152 pages, 12.5 x 19.0 cm, 4.9 x 7.5 in.
ISBN: 978-3-442-47947-4
€ 12.00 [D] | € 12.40 [A] | CHF 17.90 * (* rec. retail price) recommended retail price

Publishing House: Goldmann

Date of publication: June 10, 2013
This title is available.

Kundenrezensionen: 5 Sterne (19)


Rights sold to: Spain (Mondadori Grijalbo)

English sample translation available

Daniel  Wolf - The Salt of the Earth


"Daniel Wolf’s medieval novel is great cinema!"

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"The Salt of the Earth has all the ingredients that a scintillating medieval saga needs."

"We are fascinated."


"Absolutely to be recommended for fans of well-researched, demanding entertainment."

"History fans will find it hard to leave their reading chair, so flowingly written is this story about love, war, and passion."


"A well-done medieval epic about love, freedom, and the white gold."


"An overall successful novel enriched with a passionate love story. One will not want to be disturbed while reading this."

Die Rheinpfalz

"He skilfully works with fictive and historical figures and creates a convincing story of the rise of a merchant family and the struggles towards freedom by a city. Great theatre!"


"A grandiose epic of the Middle Ages … about love, liberty, and the white gold!"

Radio Arabella

"A historical novel par excellence, an authentic portrait of the period and its customs and morals. Here is a true page-turner that will draw in readers feverishly and passionately. Daniel Wolf has written an extraordinarily good medieval novel."

Rt1, Hitradio


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