Stefan Zweig Collection

Thảo luận trong 'Sách tiếng nước ngoài' bắt đầu bởi okgo, 2/12/14.

  1. okgo

    okgo Mầm non

    Mình kiếm sách của tác giả này vì xem phim the Grand Budapest Hotel. Collection có khá nhiều cuốn, up trước vài cuốn vậy :D

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    Beware of Pity
    by Stefan Zweig

    "Stefan Zweig was a dark and unorthodox artist; it's good to have him back."--Salman Rushdie

    The great Austrian writer Stefan Zweig was a master anatomist of the deceitful heart, and Beware of Pity, the only novel he published during his lifetime, uncovers the seed of selfishness within even the finest of feelings.

    Hofmiller, an Austro-Hungarian cavalry officer stationed at the edge of the empire, is invited to a party at the home of a rich local landowner, a world away from the dreary routine of the barracks. The surroundings are glamorous, wine flows freely, and the exhilarated young Hofmiller asks his host's lovely daughter for a dance, only to discover that sickness has left her painfully crippled. It is a minor blunder that will destroy his life, as pity and guilt gradually implicate him in a well-meaning but tragically wrongheaded plot to restore the unhappy invalid to health.

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    Fear
    by Stefan Zweig, Anthea Bell (Translator)

    "A perfect translation of a near-perfect novella of bourgeois adultery and guilt."—Jonathan Bate, Times Literary Supplement, Book of the Year 2010

    Finding her comfortable bourgeois existence as wife and mother predictable after eight years of marriage, Irene Wagner brings a little excitement into it by starting an affair with a rising young pianist. Her lover's former mistress begins blackmailing her, threatening to give her secret away to her husband. Irene is soon in the grip of agonizing fear.Written in the spring of 1913, and first published in 1920, this novella is one of Stefan Zweig's most powerful studies of a woman's mind and emotions. La Paura (1954) the Roberto Rossellini film based on the Stefan Zweig novel Fear was the last of the extraordinary features in which Rossellini directed Ingrid Bergman, his wife.

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    The Governess and Other Stories

    by Stefan Zweig, Anthea Bell (Translator)
    An eclectic collection of four brilliant stories, including a Renaissance tragedy and an English whodunit.
     

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