The Burning Secret by Stefan Zweig

The picture does not do these books justice, the light is wonky. They are much prettier. I got a great deal from a book sale on campus (for those to whom its relevant, hosted by Best Book Centre, Hyderabad – ‘a unique shop for old and out of print books.’) I have been reading theContinue reading “The Burning Secret by Stefan Zweig”

The Royal Game by Stefan Zweig – German Literature Month 2012

This is my slightly late post about The Royal Game / Schachnovelle by Stefan Zweig that I read for the first week of the German Literature Month 2012. About the book (from here): Chess Story, also known as The Royal Game, is the Austrian master Stefan Zweig’s final achievement, completed in Brazilian exile and sent off toContinue reading “The Royal Game by Stefan Zweig – German Literature Month 2012”