By Stefan Zweig
A physician within the Dutch East Indies torn among his scientific responsibility to aid and his personal combined feelings; a middle-aged maidservant whose devotion to her grasp leads her to dedicate a poor act; a lodge waiter whose love for an unapproachable aristocratic attractiveness culminates in a virtually lyrical loss of life and a prisoner-of-war longing to be domestic back in Russia. In those 4 tales, Stefan Zweig indicates his reward for the extreme research of emotional dilemmas. His 4 tragic and relocating cameos of the human situation are performed out opposed to cosmopolitan and colonial backgrounds within the first 1/2 the 20th century.
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