After studying in Oxford and obtaining a PhD in German Literature in Cambridge, James Bowman has become a full-time writer and translator. He is the author of two non-fiction books, many articles on German literature and translations of books by Fontane, Zweig and Spyri.
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Orphaned at an early age, Heidi has been brought up by her mother’s sister Dete in Switzerland. Having been offered a job in Frankfurt, however, her aunt is forced to entrust her young charge into the care of her grandfather, the reclusive Alp-Uncle who lives in the mountains without any interaction…READ MORE >
By Stefan Zweig
When it is discovered that the reigning world chess champion, Mirko Czentovic, is on board a cruiser heading for Buenos Aires, a fellow passenger challenges him to a game. Czentovic easily defeats him, but during the rematch a mysterious Austrian, Dr B., intervenes and, to the surprise of everyone,…READ MORE >