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- Pushkin Press 2013; US$ 10.19
In investigating ancient Greek concepts concerning the relationship between seeing and knowing, Roberto Peregalli presents an eloquent demonstration of the modernity of Ancient Greek wisdom. The Embroidered Armour examines the Greek Mysteries, mythology and legends that heralded a revolution in thinking between the times of Homer and Plato, which... more...
- Pushkin Press 2009; US$ 10.19
Compulsion, In the Snow and Wondrak all concern Zweig s strong anti-war feelings following the First World War. The artist Ferdinand, central figure of Compulsion, partly reflects Zweig s own experience. In The Snow tells of the plight of a group of Jews who freeze to death while trying to escape a medieval pogrom. In Wondrak, a woman, disfigured... more...
- Pushkin Press 2011; US$ 10.19
Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman is the story of a middle-aged English widow who travels to escape loneliness and boredom. One evening while enjoying the elegant atmosphere of the Monte Carlo Casino, she becomes mesmerised by the obsessive gambling of a young Polish aristocrat. This fateful encounter leads to passion, despair and death, changing... more...
- Pushkin Press 2004; US$ 10.19
Five of Stefan Zweig's most compelling novellas are presented together in this powerful volume. Fantastic Night is the story of one transforming evening in the life of a rich and bored young man. He spends a day at the races and an evening in the seedy but thrilling company of the dregs of society. His experiences jolt him out of his languor and give... more...
- Pushkin Press 2007; US$ 10.19
THE RESTLESS RULER of an obscure Central European state plots a coup against himself and escapes to Venice in search of 'real' experience. There he falls in with a team of con-men and ends up, to his own surprise, impersonating himself. His journey through successive levels of illusion and reality teaches him much about the world, about his own nature... more...
- Pushkin Press 2008; US$ 10.19
A lonely twelve-year-old boy becomes infatuated by a suave and mysterious baron who has set out to seduce the boy's mother. A study of childhood on the brink of adolescence and a boy's uncontrollable jealousy and feelings of betrayal. more...
- Pushkin Press 2009; US$ 10.19
Separated for nine years by the First World War Ludwig has finally returned home to meet the woman he so passionately loved, and who had promised to wait for him. But circumstances have changed ... Confronted with an uncertain future, and still haunted by the past, together they will discover whether their love has survived hardships, betrayals,... more...