By Laurent Seksik
"He appeared lengthy and deep into her eyes. "I'll pass first," he stated. "You'll persist with me... if that's what you want."
On the twenty second February 1942 Stefan Zweig, essentially the most renowned authors of his iteration, devoted suicide along with his spouse Lotte. the ultimate, determined gesture of this nice author has involved ever since.
Zweig used to be an exile, pushed from his domestic in Austria via the Nazis. Fleeing first to London, then manhattan, attempting continually to flee either those that demonised him and people who acclaimed him, he ultimately took his younger bride to Brazil, the place they have been haunted via the lifestyles they'd been compelled to desert and by means of debts of the violence in Europe.
Blending fact and fiction this novel tells the tale of the good writer's ultimate months. Laurent Seksik uncovers the man's hidden passions, his deepest anguish, and the way he and his spouse got here to finish their lives one peaceable February afternoon.