Triumph and Disaster

Stefan Zweig

Translated by Anthea Bell

Hardback

160 pp

Published 03/11/2016

ISBN 9781782272748

A single Yes, a single No, a Too Soon or a Too Late makes that hour irrevocable for hundreds of generations while deciding the life of a single man or woman, of a nation, even the destiny of all humanity.

Five vivid dramatizations of some of the most pivotal episodes in human history, from the Fall of Constantinople to Scott's doomed attempt to reach the South Pole, bringing the past to life in brilliant technicolor.

Contents:

Foreword
The Field of Waterloo
The Race to Reach the South Pole
The Conquest of Byzantium
The Sealed Train (Lenin's journey across Europe before the Russian Revolution)
Wilson's Failure (Woodrow Wilson and Versailles)

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