A fascinating masterpiece, Chess Story also known as The Royal Game, is the Austrian master Stefan Zweig’s final achievement.
The book presents a sensational plot with deep psychoanalysis. 286 more words
This book has been recently published in English as ‘Summer before the Dark’. It’s an account of the friendship between the Austrian writers Stefan Zweig and Joseph Roth and the summer they spent together in 1936 in Ostend, in exile from Nazi Germany and its ever more tightening restrictions on Jews and writers. 978 more words