Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman

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Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman
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AuthorStefan Zweig
Original titleVierundzwanzig Stunden aus dem Leben einer Frau
TranslatorEden Paul
Cedar Paul
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman
PublisherInsel-Verlag
Publication date
1927
Published in English
1927

Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman (German: Vierundzwanzig Stunden aus dem Leben einer Frau) is a 1927 novella by the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig.[1] It was filmed in 1931, 1944, 1952, 1968, and 2002.[2][3]

Plot[edit]

"It traces a woman through a single day, but that day is simultaneously the most vividly wonderful and ultimately terrible of her life. She is an English widow who becomes mesmerised by the almost suicidally reckless gambling of a failed Polish diplomat one evening in Monte Carlo. From this first spark of interest, she is drawn into his troubled, unstable life."[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nicholas Lezard (2003-09-20). "Review: Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman by Stefan Zweig | Books". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-04-06.
  2. ^ "Ving-quatre heures de la vie d'une femme (1968)". Film & TV Database. British Film Institute. Retrieved 2012-04-30.
  3. ^ McCarthy, Todd (2002-11-21). "24 Hours in the Life of a Woman". Variety. Retrieved 2012-04-30.
  4. ^ James Morrison (2014-03-10). "Stefan Zweig". Bookslut. Retrieved 2014-04-06.