Quotation by Stefan Zweig

(Brazil:) I've never beheld such a paradise. The people are enchanting and—a mercy on this earth of ours—this is the only place where there isn't any race question. Negroes and whites and Indians, three-quarters, oneeighth, the wonderful Mulatto and Creole women, Jews and Christians, all dwell together in a peace that passes describing. The Jewish immigrants are in seventh heaven; all of them have jobs and feel at home.
Stefan Zweig (18811942), Austrian writer. letter from Rio de Janeiro, Aug. 26, 1936, to his wife, Friderike. Stefan and Friderike Zweig: Their Correspondence 19121942, p. 290, Hastings House (1954).

Stefan Zweig's impression of some islands by Rio do Janeiro, Brazil.
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