The World of Yesterday: Memoirs of a European
By Stefan Zweig
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A clothbound hardback edition of Zweig's memoir-a unique love letter to the lost world of pre-war Europe.
Austrian writer Stefan Zweig's final work, posted to his publisher the day before his tragic death, brings the destruction of a war-torn Europe vividly to life. Written as both a recollection of the past, and as 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. A truthful and passionate account of the horror that tore apart European culture, The World of Yesterday gives us insight into the history of a world brutally destroyed, written by a master at the height of his literary talent.
Translated by Anthea Bell
Cover illustration by Nathan Burton
Published 20 November 2014