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By the author who inspired Wes Anderson's 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 Vienna--its 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 Zweig's writing in arguably his most revealing work.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780803226616
  • ISBN-10: 0803226616
  • Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
  • Publish Date: May 2013
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds
  • Page Count: 472

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