Beware of Pity

Beware of Pity

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The great Austrian writer Stefan Zweig was a master anatomist of the deceitful heart, and Beware of Pity, the only novel he published during his lifetime, uncovers the seed of selfishness within even the finest of feelings.

Hofmiller, an Austro-Hungarian cavalry officer stationed at the edge of the empire, is invited to a party at the home of a rich local landowner, a world away from the dreary routine of his barracks. The surroundings are glamorous, wine flows freely, and the exhilarated young Hofmiller asks his host's lovely daughter for a dance, only to discover that sickness has left her painfully crippled. It is a minor blunder, yet one that will go on to destroy his life, as pity and guilt gradually implicate him in a well-meaning but tragically wrongheaded plot to restore the unhappy invalid to health.

"Stefan Zweig was a dark and unorthodox artist; it's good to have him back." —Salman Rushdie

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Publisher: NYRB Classics

Pages: 353

ISBN: 1590172000

ISBN 13: 9781590172001

Publication Date: June 20, 2006

Format: PDF, Audiobook, Epub, Kindle, Docx, Paperback


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