Ostend

Ostend

Stefan Zweig, Joseph Roth, and the Summer Before the Dark

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016 | Unabridged
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It's the summer of 1936, and the writer Stefan Zweig is in crisis. His German publisher no longer wants him, his marriage is collapsing, and his home in Austria has been seized. He's been dreaming of Ostend, the Belgian beach town. So he journeys there with his new lover, Lotte Altmann, and reunites with his semi-estranged fellow writer and close friend Joseph Roth. For a moment, they create a fragile paradise. But as Europe begins to crumble around them, the writers find themselves trapped on vacation, in exile, watching the world burn. In Ostend, Volker Weidermann lyrically recounts the summer before the dark, when a group of found themselves in limbo while Europe teetered on the edge of fascism and total war
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : 2016
Made available through hoopla, 2016
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781682628478
1682628477
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Adult
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 57 min.)) : digital
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