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Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

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Journey Into the Past by Stefan Zweig

Journey Into the Past - Stefan Zweig, Anthea Bell

A rather short book, but all right for what it was. I liked the writing style, and the story seemed about the right length. The ending is a little disappointing, and yet reasonable at the same time.