|Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman (1927) [Novella]|
by Stefan Zweig
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(From the publisher):
The story of a middle-aged English widow who travels to escape loneliness and boredom. One evening while enjoying the elegant atmosphere of the Monte Carlo Casino, she becomes mesmerised by the obsessive gambling of a young Polish aristocrat. This fateful encounter leads to passion, despair and death, changing their lives forever.
Original title: Vierundzwanzig Stunden aus dem Leben einer Frau
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction