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Confusion : the private papers of Privy Councillor R von D

Author: Stefan Zweig; Anthea Bell
Publisher: London : Pushkin Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the autumn of his days a distinguished privy councillor contemplates his past, looking back at the key moments of his life. A reluctant and indolent student, he recalls a chance meeting with a reclusive professor and his frustrated wife, which leads to his sharing their lodgings. In unlocking his thirst for knowledge, an ambitious and close relationship is formed between professor and student. But the professor  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
German fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942.
Confusion.
London : Pushkin Press, 2002
(OCoLC)647192814
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Zweig; Anthea Bell
ISBN: 1901285227 9781901285222
OCLC Number: 51217267
Description: 143 pages : portrait ; 17 cm
Other Titles: Verwirrung der Gefühle.
Responsibility: Stefan Zweig ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell.

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