The World of Yesterday

The World of Yesterday Author Stefan Zweig
ISBN-10 0803226616
ISBN-13 9780803226616
Year 2013-05-01
Pages 472
Language English
Publisher University of Nebraska Press
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By the author who inspired Wes Andersons film The Grand Budapest Hotel Written as both a recollection of the past and a warning for future generations The World of Yesterday recalls the golden age of literary Viennaits seeming permanence its promise and its devastating fall Surrounded by the leading literary lights of the epoch Stefan Zweig draws a vivid and intimate account of his life and travels through Vienna Paris Berlin and London touching on the very heart of European culture His passionate evocative prose paints a stunning portrait of an era that danced brilliantly on the edge of extinction This new translation by award winning Anthea Bell captures the spirit of Zweigs writing in arguably his most revealing work