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Recommended historical books (4)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into historical here are some historical books from Austria for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings Törless by Robert Musil DE

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Country: Europe / Austria flag Austria
Roman speelt op militaire kostschool.
Recommended: 18 Sep 2023


Man's Search For Meaning : The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust by Viktor E Frankl EN

Rating: 5     6 Votes
Country: Europe / Austria flag Austria
Over 16 million copies sold worldwide 'Every human being should read this book' Simon Sinek One of the outstanding classics to emerge from the Holocaust, Man's Search for Meaning is Viktor Frankl's story of his struggle for survival in Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps. Today, this remarkable tribute to hope offers us an avenue to finding greater meaning and purpose in our own lives.


The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria A. Trapp EN

Rating: 4.5     17 Votes
Country: Asia / Austria flag Austria
With nearly 1,500 Broadway performances, six Tony Awards, more than three million albums sold, and five Academy Awards, The Sound of Music, based on the lives of Maria, the baron, and their singing children, is as familiar to most of us as our own family history. But much about the real-life woman and her family was left untold. Here, Baroness Maria Augusta Trapp tells in her own beautiful, simple words the extraordinary story of her romance with the baron, their escape from Nazi-occupied Austria, and their life in America. Now with photographs from the original edition.
Recommended: 21 Oct 2022


The World of Yesterday: An Autobiography by Stefan Zweig EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Austria flag Austria
Stefan Zweig (1881–1942) was a poet, novelist, and dramatist, but it was his biographies that expressed his full genius, recreating for his international audience the Elizabethan age, the French Revolution, the great days of voyages and discoveries. In this autobiography he holds the mirror up to his own age, telling the story of a generation that "was loaded down with a burden of fate as was hardly any other in the course of history." Zweig attracted to himself the best minds and loftiest souls of his era: Freud, Yeats, Borgese, Pirandello, Gorky, Ravel, Joyce, Toscanini, Jane Addams, Anatole... continue
Recommended: 16 May 2023

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