The Governess and Other Stories by Stefan Zweig

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These four stories illustrate the wide range of Zweig’s subject matter dating from quite early in his career as a writer of fiction (The Governess, rooted in a world of strict Edwardian morality), to late (Did He Do It?, almost an English detective story set near Bath, where Zweig lived in exile). In addition The Miracles of Life, set in 16th-century Antwerp during the time of Protestant iconoclasm, and Downfall of a Heart both address the theme of anti-Semitism.

Pushkin Collection editions feature a spare, elegant series style and superior, durable components. The Collection is typeset in Monotype Baskerville, litho-printed on Munken Premium White Paper and notch-bound by the independently owned printer TJ International in Padstow. The covers, with French flaps, are printed on Colorplan Pristine White Paper. Both paper and cover board are acid-free and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified. 
 

About Stefan Zweig

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\Stefan Zweig (1881–1942) was a novelist, playwright, journalist, and biographer. His other titles include Beware of Pity, Chess Story, Fantastic Night and Other Stories, The Post-Office Girl, and The World of Yesterday. Anthea Bell is best known for her translations of the French Asterix comics and is also the translator of Zweig's Fear and Wondrak and Other Stories.
 
Published January 4, 2011 by Pushkin Press. 240 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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