Past Events

Past EventsWednesday, March 3

Reading Group: Journey into the Past by Stefan Zweig

Gerald Jacobs

The story of two lovers separated by war, class and fortune, Zweig's long-lost final novella - recently discovered in manuscript form - is a poignant examination of the angst of nostalgia and the fragility of love.

Gerald Jacobs is Literary and Comment editor of the JC. Has written for the Sunday TelegraphDaily TelegraphSpectatorTimesIndependent on SundayIndependent,Sunday TimesFinancial TimesNew StatesmanTablet etc. His book Sacred Games, published in the 1990s by Hamish Hamilton and Penguin, was reissued in 2011 as a Faber Find.

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