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Twenty-four hours in the life of a woman

The fowler snared

by Stefan Zweig

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Published by Pushkin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesTwenty-four hours in the life of a woman ; The fowler snared, Fowler snared.
StatementStefan Zweig ; translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul.
ContributionsPaul, Eden, 1865-1944., Paul, Cedar., Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2653.W42 V5813 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination92 p. ;
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL123801M
ISBN 101901285057
LC Control Number99492152

Get this from a library! Twenty-four hours in the life of a woman. [Stefan Zweig] -- "The dramatic disappearance of the wife of a wealthy businessman from a small hotel on the French Riviera prompts a distinguished English widow to recount her fleeting encounter with a young gambler.   After a great deal of thought the English woman asks if she could see the narrator in private. Thus ends the first part of the book, the hors d’œuvre, and begins the true subject of the book, the English Lady’s confession. She tells us how’ many years ago when she was younger’ her life was shaken up in a twenty four hour period.

The novella Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman first appeared in , and was inspired by Constance Salme’s 19 th-century epistolary novel Twenty-four Hours in the Life of a Sensitive Woman. It tells the story of a quiet guest house on the French Riviera which is shaken when one of the guests, a respectable young woman, runs away with.   Twenty-Four Hours in a Woman's Life () Helen Lester is in love with a man she has known just 24 hours, a playboy who spent time in jail for passing bad checks. Though the man has promised to change, most of her straitlaced /10(1).

  Books related to Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman Skip this list The Complete Novels of George Eliot: Adam Bede + The Lifted Veil + The Mill on the Floss + Silas Marner + Romola + Brother Jacob + Felix Holt the Radical + Middlemarch + Daniel DerondaBrand: Steerforth Press.   Twenty four hours in the life of a woman May 5, in Thoughts and Books | Tags: Gratitude, Stefan Zweig, Twenty Four Hours Stefan Zweig is a writer who dissects emotions until his sharp knife forces us to see them to be other than we thought them to be, however reluctant we are to shake off our denial.


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Zweig sets his short novella, "Twenty Four Hours in the Life of a Woman" in a Monte Carlo hotel and it only takes him six paragraphs to set the stage with an overture to the main plot, a young wife inexplicably leaves her husband and children for a twenty-year-old she has known for a day or so.

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Inwith the rise of Nazism, he left Austria, and lived in London, Bath and New York-a period during which he produced his most celebrated works: his only novel, Beware of Pity, and his memoir, The World of : Steerforth Press.

Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman tells the story of an elderly lady, Mrs C., who is reminded of her past when another woman at her hotel runs away with a man. Mrs C. decides that she wants to share her own story of the twenty-four hours she spent in the company of a /5(13).

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Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman. A fateful encounter in a Montecarlo casino sees an English widow mesmerised by a young Polish artistocrat. A frenzied twenty-four hours ensue, as both struggle in the grip of irresistible obsessions that drive them to defy the conventions of society, and to risk everything they possess.

The novella Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman is written in the typical style of its time of origin in the late s. In German the diction of Stefan Zweig is characteristic of the Interwar Period and sounds slightly antiquated today, but the writer definitely succeeds in drawing the reader into his story with much ease as well as skill.

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