By Stefan Zweig

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A new Pushkin Collection edition of this classic Zweig novella-a passionate professor's relationship with his student leaves both men changed for good

In the autumn of his days, a privy councillor contemplates his past, looking back at the key moments in his life. He remembers sharing a lodging with a professor and his wife and a close friendship is formed. The professor, however harbours a dark secret which changes both men forever.


Translated by Anthea Bell
Cover illustration by Petra Börner
160 pp
Published 27 February 2006
ISBN 9781901285222
Pushkin Collection