ZWEIG, Stefan

Journeys

Collection of journalistic stories, between 1902 and 1940.  Stefan Zweig was a lover and an expert of European culture and he always emphasizes the cultural and social values of those places.

In his...

Clarissa

Clarissa is a short novel. It narrates the life of a young girl of great intelligence, who has had a childhood and adolescence with great affective deficiencies and who, influenced by her military father,...

Amerigo

It is a magnificent biography focused on The story of a historical mistake as the subtitle points out: Why America is called America and not Colombia? Zweig explains the reasons why Amerigo Vespucci gave...

The Buried Candelabrum: A Jewish Legend

When the seven-branched candelabrum of Solomon's Temple is stolen by vandals during the fall of Rome, discouragement arises among the Jewish community. It must be recovered at any cost. This book tells the...

Fear

Irene Wagner leads a comfortable and carefree life with her husband and two children. However, after eight years of marriage, dances, theater, opera and other social activities seem predictable and bland....

Beware of Pity

Hofmiller, a young officer in a provincial city, visits a local noble family. The father is rich, and has a daughter who suffers from paralysis. Moved by piety and compassion, he begins to visit her...

Chess Story

Dr. B. is a discreet Austrian lawyer who is arrested by the Gestapo to extract information from him. To prevent his mind from giving in to torture, the doctor devotes himself to memorizing 150 chess games....