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Personal Bests: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Personal Bests: a continuing series where I look at my personal favorite films.  I will gleefully slobber all over the movies I consider to be the best of the best of the best. 2,360 more words


Stefan Zweig's Vienna

this evening (sunday 1st), 5.30-6.45pm, on bbc radio 3
the world of yesterday (in the breaking free – the minds that changed music series, exploring the music of the second viennese school) 42 more words

"Chess" by Stefan Zweig

And now for something completely different…

I wanted to take a break from my planned reading and dive into a novella that had been on my to-read list for some time. 219 more words

Stefan Zweig

Messages from a Lost World: Stefan Zweig

★★★★ ½

Europe on the Brink

Everyone has been talking about echo chambers recently. Those of us cosily insulated in our liberal-metropolitan-elite ivory towers, with our European friends and our… 1,983 more words


'The Grand Budapest Hotel' 2014

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” recounts the adventures of Gustave H., a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. 364 more words



And so I hope at least to be able to fulfil one of the chief conditions of any fair portrayal of an era; namely honesty and impartiality.

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