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Journey Into the Past (New York Review Books Classics)

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Description: A deep study of the uneasy heart by one of the masters of the psychological novel, Journey into the Past, published here for the first time in America, is a novella that was found among Zweig’s papers after his death. Investigating the strange ways in which love, in spite of everything—time, war, betrayal—can last, Zweig tells the story of Ludwig, an ambitious young man from a modest background who falls in love with the wife of his rich employer. His love is returned, and the couple vow to live together, but then Ludwig is dispatched on business to Mexico, and while he is there the First World War breaks out. With travel ... (more)
Manufacturer: NYRB Classics
Release date: 23 November 2010
ISBN-10 : 1590173678 | ISBN-13: 9781590173671
Tags: Novella (1), NYRB (1), Austrian Literature (1)
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