Foreword Reviews

The Impossible Exile

Stefan Zweig at the End of the World

2014 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Biography (Adult Nonfiction)

The Impossible Exile tells the tragic story of Zweig’s extraordinary rise and fall while it also depicts, with great acumen, the gulf between the world of ideas in Europe and in America, and the consuming struggle of those forced to forsake one for the other. It also reveals how Zweig embodied, through his work, thoughts, and behavior, the end of an era—the implosion of Europe as an ideal of Western civilization.