Confusion is one of [Zweigs] finest and most exemplary works…a perfect reminder of, or introduction to, Zweigs economy and subtlety as a writer. —Robert Macfarlane, The Times Literary Supplement
Ludwig, an Austrian, is in Mexico when WWI breaks out. Unable to return home, he sets aside an unhappy love affair with the wife of his employer and builds a new life abroad. Years later he returns to Europe to find his beloved a widow. “Journey Into the Past is vintage Stefan Zweig—lucid, tender, powerful and compelling. —The Independent
Zweig’s posthumously discovered novel, about the rise and fall of a provincial Austrian girl invited to the Swiss Alps by her wealthy American aunt, is available in English for the first time.
The most widely read author writing in German prior to the rise of the Nazis, Zweig captures the torment of betrayal in a powerful study of affliction.
A new English translation of the international psychological thriller Schachnovelle.