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ISBN: 190128543X / ISBN-13: 9781901285437

Beware of pity


Reprinted with a new cover in B format for the fourth time due to popular demand, "Beware Of Pity" is a powerful novel which explores the complex ... Show synopsis

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  • Beware of Pity (Pushkin Press) – Trade paperback (2002)
    by Stefan Zweig, Phyllis Blewitt (Translator), Trevor Blewitt (Translator)

    Beware of Pity

    Trade paperback, Pushkin Press
    474 pages

    ISBN: 190128543X
    ISBN-13: 9781901285437

    In 1913 a young second lieutenant discovers the terrible dangers of pity. He had no idea the girl was lame when he asked her to dance - his compensatory afternoon calls relieve his guilt but give her a dangerous glimmer of hope. Stefan Zweig's only novel is a devastatingly unindulgent realization of the torment of the betrayal of both honor and love, realized against the background of the disintegration of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Stefan Zweig was born in 1881 into a wealthy Viennese Jewish family. He studied at the ... Show more

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Alan W

Reflective story of love and regret

by Alan W on Oct 27, 2011

Introspective and moving drama set just before the onset of World War I. A young, Austrian cavalry officer explores the rewards and dangers of befriending a wealthy young woman who is beset by physical challenges. Beautifully and emotionally written.

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