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“Amok” by Stefan Zweig
(First publication: 1922 / This edition: Pushkin Press 2017)
Taken on a morning in Chiang Mai at Khagee

“I had seen a new world, I had taken in turbulent, confused images that raced wildly through my mind. 423 more words

Dark And Gnarly

The Melancholy Called Dilli.

“Take them to the Lal Qila,” my friend’s father reads out from the list of places that he thinks his daughter, my best friend, should see when she comes to Delhi. 2,077 more words

Fear of the Foreigner

For those of us who have studied the rise of fascism in the 1930’s, we should all be concerned about the rise of xenophobic rhetoric and the recent electoral success of nationalist parties throughout Europe. 144 more words


Book Review: The World of Yesterday

I’m sixty-five years old. I’m educated and I have spent a good deal of my leisure reading and watching movies. After reading this book I find it hard to believe that I had never heard of Stefan Zweig until Rod Dreher mentioned him in a blog post a few weeks ago. 527 more words


Movie - The Grand Budapest Hotel [REVIEW] - The Adventures Of Gustave H

IMDB Rating: 8,1/10
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Director: Wes Anderson
Writer: Stefan Zweig
Stars: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric

Previously, I had not written for these two days because I had already started a college actively. 1,016 more words


Stefan Zweig y los interrogatorios de la Gestapo en el Metropole

Cuenta Stefan Zweig en Novela de ajedrez que cuando la Gestapo sospechaba que una persona ocultaba lo que podría ser un negocio beneficioso para el Reich, o que podía conducirles a una gran fuente de dinero que el investigado hacía lo posible por ocultar, solían otorgarle una especie de “trato de favor”. 483 more words

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The Maya Café - A Secret Getaway

The Maya Café is a cute coffee shop, where the locals meet. Although close to Flamengo and Botafogo and the Christ statue of course, it’s located in Laranjeiras, a little off the beaten track, and so I guess very few tourists visit this place. 385 more words