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Quo Vadis the Complete and Unabridged Classic Edit... - a book by Sienkiewicz, Henryk

Quo Vadis the Complete and Unabridged Classic Edition

Quo Vadis the Complete and Unabridged Classic Edition( )
Author: Sienkiewicz, Henryk
Translator: Curtain, Jeremiah
Editor: Sheley, S.
Prepared for Publication by: Press, Summit
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

This premium quality edition contains the complete and unabridged original classic version of Quo Vadis, printed on heavy, bright white paper in a large 7.44"x9.69" format, with page headers and a fully laminated full-color cover featuring an original design. Set against the backdrop of the madness of the blood-soaked reign of Emperor Nero, Quo Vadis tells the story of the epic moral clash between the debauched paganism of the mighty Roman Empire and the...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.44 x 9.69 x 0.76 Inches
Book Weight:1.66 Pounds
Author Biography
Sienkiewicz, Henryk (Author)
Far more celebrated than any of his positivist contemporaries, Henryk Sienkiewicz began as a journalist and achieved considerable renown with his account of a two-year journey to the United States. Between 1882 and 1888 he wrote three historical novels dealing with political and military events in seventeenth-century Poland: With Fire and Sword, The Deluge (1886), and Fire in the Steppe (1888, also translated as Pan Michael). Although superficial in its analysis of historical events, the trilogy gained enormous popularity both in Poland and in other Slavic countries thanks to Sienkiewicz's masterful use of epic techniques and of the seventeenth-century colloquial idiom. Even more popular, if artistically far weaker, was his Quo Vadis? (1896), a novel about Rome in the age of Nero (Sienkiewicz's fame in the West is chiefly based on this work). Another historical novel, The Teutonic Knights (1900), deals with the fifteenth-century struggle between Poland-Lithuania and the Teutonic Order.

Henryk Sienkiewicz was awarded The Nobel prize in Literature for 1905 "because of his outstanding merits as an epic writer".


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