Three Lives: A Biography of Stefan Zweig, Matuschek, Oliver

Three Lives: A Biography of Stefan Zweig

Authors: Matuschek, Oliver
Publisher: Steerforth Press
BISAC/Subject: BIO007000, BIO006000
ISBN: 9781906548957, Related ISBNs: 1782270051, 1906548293, 1906548951, 9781782270058, 9781906548292
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 384
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Drawing on a great wealth of newly available sources, this definitive biography recounts the eventful life of a great writer spoilt by success—a life lived in the shadow of two world wars, and which ended tragically in a suicide pact.
Matuschek examines three major phases in the life of the world-famous Austrian author—his years of apprenticeship, his years of success as a professional working writer in Salzburg, and finally his years of exile in Britain, the USA and Brazil.
Including the sort of personal detail conspicuously absent from Zweig's memoir, and incorporating newly discovered documents, Matuschek's biography offers us a privileged view into the private world of the master of psychological insight.

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