Stefan Zweig (1881-1942) was born into a wealthy Austrian-Jewish family. The most widely translated writer of the 1920s and 1930s, he was closely identified with the humanitarian and tolerant values of pre-war Vienna. With the rise of Nazism he was forced into exile, first in London, then New York and finally Brazil, where he committed suicide in a pact with his wife. The manuscript for The Post Office Girl, his second novel, was found among his papers. This is the first time it has been transla
Stefan and Lotte Zweig in 1940. Stefan Zweig was an Austrian novelist, playwright, journalist and biographer. At the height of his literary career, in the 1920s and 1930s, he was one of the most popular writers in the world. Wes Anderson's film The Grand Budapest Hotel was based, in part, on Zweig's writings
Stefan Zweig (Viena, 1881 - Petrópolis, Brasil, 1942) fue un escritor enormemente popular, tanto en su faceta de ensayista y biógrafo como en la de novelista. Su capacidad narrativa, la pericia y la delicadeza en la descripción de los sentimientos y la elegancia de su estilo lo convierten en un narrador fascinante, capaz de seducirnos desde las primeras líneas.
Stephan and Alfred Zweig, 1900.....Stefan Zweig (1881 – 1942) Austrian novelist, playwright, journalist and biographer. At the height of his literary career, in the 1920s and 1930s, he was one of the most popular writers in the world...... Zweig and his second wife, Lotte Altmann, committed suicide together as refugees in Brazil in February 1942....here he is, in happier times in Vienna, standing behind his older brother, Alfred (1879 - 1977)....