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Beware of Pity by Stefan Zweig

Beware of Pity

Stefan Zweig

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ISBN: 9788129151230

Author: Stefan Zweig

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Rupa

Published Year: March 2018

Pages: 446

Lieutenant Anton Hofmiller, an Austro-Hungarian cavalry officer stationed far from home, is invited to a lavish party at the mansion of a rich Hungarian landowner, Lajos. In a world of luxurious living far removed from the bare life at the barracks, Anton meets Edith, the daughter of the host, and spontaneously asks her for a dance. When he realizes a sickness has left her crippled for life, deep compassion for her overtakes him, leading Edith to fall in love with him. Soon Anton is drawn into a vortex of events and emotions quite unforeseen, as pity and guilt inexorably implicate him in a well-meaning intention that tragically goes wrong.

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