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The World of Yesterday

(1942)
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This Plunkett Lake Press eBook is produced by arrangement with Viking, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

The World of Yesterday, mailed to his publisher a few days before Stefan Zweig took his life in 1942, has become a classic of the memoir genre. Originally titled "Three Lives," the memoir describes Vienna of the late Austro-Hungarian Empire, the world between the two world wars and the Hitler years.

Translated from the German by Benjamin W. Huebsch and Helmut Ripperger; with an introduction by Harry Zohn, 34 illustrations, a chronology of Stefan Zweig's life and a new bibliography, by Randolph Klawiter, of works by and about Stefan Zweig in English.

"The best single memoir of Old Vienna by any of the city's native artists." - Clive James

"A book that should be read by anyone who is even slightly interested in the creative imagination and the intellectual life, the brute force of history upon individual lives, the possibility of culture and, quite simply, what it meant to be alive between 1881 and 1942." - The Guardian

"It is not so much a memoir of a life as it is the memento of an age." - The New Republic

Genre: Literary Fiction

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November 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The World of Yesterday: Memoirs of a European (Deluxe Edition)
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ISBN: 1-78227-122-8 / 978-1-78227-122-2 (UK edition)
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May 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The World of Yesterday
Author(s): Stefan Zweig
ISBN: 0-8032-2661-6 / 978-0-8032-2661-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
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January 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The World of Yesterday: Memoirs of a European (B-Format Paperback)
Author(s): Stefan Zweig
ISBN: 1-906548-67-6 / 978-1-906548-67-4 (UK edition)
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November 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The World of Yesterday
Author(s): Stefan Zweig, ANTHEA BELL (translator)
ISBN: 1-906548-12-9 / 978-1-906548-12-4 (UK edition)
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June 1964 : USA Paperback
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Title: The World of Yesterday: An Autobiography
Author(s): Stefan Zweig
ISBN: 0-8032-5224-2 / 978-0-8032-5224-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
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September 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The World of Yesterday
Author(s): Stefan Zweig
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January 2009 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The World of Yesterday: Memoirs of a European
Author(s): Stefan Zweig
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Availability: Amazon UK