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The society of the crossed keys : selections from the writings of Stefan Zweig, inspirations for the Grand Dudapest Hotel / Stefan Zweig ; edited by Wes Anderson ; translated by Anthea Bell.

By: Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942 [author.].
Contributor(s): Anderson, Wes, 1969- [editor.] | Bell, Anthea [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookLondon : Pushkin, 2014Description: 272 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1782271074; 9781782271079; 9781782271079 (pbk.); 1782271074 (pbk.).Uniform titles: Works. Selections. 2014 Subject(s): Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942 -- Translations into English | Austrian fiction | Man-woman relationships -- France -- Fiction | Women -- England -- FictionDDC classification: 838.91208
Contents:
A conversation with Wes Anderson -- from The world of yesterday, selections from the memoirs of Stefan Zweig -- from Beware of pity -- Twenty-four hours in the life of a woman.
Summary: Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman.: Following the death of her husband, a middle-aged Englishwoman travels through Europe to escape loneliness and boredom. One evening during her stay at the French Riviera, while enjoying the atmosphere of the Monte Carlo Casino, she becomes mesmerized by the obsessive gambling of a young Polish aristocrat. This fateful encounter leads to passion, despair and death, changing both their lives forever.
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Stefan Zweig's masterpiece revisited.

A conversation with Wes Anderson -- from The world of yesterday, selections from the memoirs of Stefan Zweig -- from Beware of pity -- Twenty-four hours in the life of a woman.

Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman.: Following the death of her husband, a middle-aged Englishwoman travels through Europe to escape loneliness and boredom. One evening during her stay at the French Riviera, while enjoying the atmosphere of the Monte Carlo Casino, she becomes mesmerized by the obsessive gambling of a young Polish aristocrat. This fateful encounter leads to passion, despair and death, changing both their lives forever.

Translated from the German.

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