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Review: A Game of Chess and Other Stories by Stefan Zweig

A Game of Chess and Other Stories
by Stefan Zweig (translated by Peter James Bowman)
Alma Classics: 320pp.: £4.99

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Translation of a poem by Stefan Zweig

I love each first anxious caress,

Still part question and already part trust,

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Some topics that stuck with me from the Johnson reading was about food, the royalty and marriage, being a bulwark of Catholicism and being multinational as compared to being nationalistic. noch 440 Wörter

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