When I finished Beware of Pity , I did mourn: softly, in my own way. I do not know if my Beware of Pity , read so many years later, is the same Beware of Pity my ex read, once upon a time. Perhaps he read it, after all, as a straightforward case of a man trapped into commitment against his will.
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Perhaps he read it because it was the sort of book a well-read teenager wanted to boast about having on his shelf. If I had read Beware of Pity five years ago, it might have hurt me as I had feared it would. I might have read it as my own story: hated Hofmiller, hated myself in Edith. But reading it now, over hot tea in the midst of a polar vortex, I found myself hating neither of them, understanding them both.
Beware of Memory: On Reading Stefan Zweig’s “Beware of Pity”
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