Abruptly leaving his American wife, job, and home, a European-born tycoon purchases a ticket for the famed Orient Express and, as he rides across Europe, muses on the differences between Europe as it is and Europe as he remembers it.
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Gregor von Rezzori was born in the Bukovina in 1914. He studied at the University of Vienna and for a time lived in Bucharest. In West Germany after World War II he became active as a writer and in radio broadcasting and film-making. His other books inlcude Memoirs of an Anti-Semite, described by D M Thomas as 'a brilliant novel in which the essential history of our epoch, both its light and its deepening shadows, can be read', and his portraits for an autobiography, The Snows of Yesteryear. Gregor von Rezzori died in 1998.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German
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