Pan Michael

eBook: Pan Michael

Sprache - Englisch

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"Pan Michael" is a historical novel by the Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz, published in 1888. It is the third volume in a series known to Poles as "The Trilogy", being preceded by "With Fire and Sword" (1884) and "The Deluge" (1886). The novel's protagonist is Michael Volodyovski who has retired to a monastery after the death of his wife Anna. His friends, however, are convinced that the warrior's fighting days are not yet over, especially with the Tartars' invasion of the kingdom. They set out to convince him to take back his sword and fight.

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Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846–1916) was a quintessential figure in the realm of Polish literature, a master storyteller whose narrative prowess earned him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1905. He was a novelist of monumental acclaim, best known for his ability to weave history into compelling tales that captivated audiences both domestically and internationally. With an intricate understanding of the Polish spirit, Sienkiewicz expertly interlaced national pride and historical episodes within his novels, thereby immortalizing pivotal moments of Poland's past.

One of his notable works includes 'Pan Michael,' known in Polish as 'Pan Wołodyjowski,' the final installment of his celebrated 'The Trilogy.' This book completes the series that began with 'With Fire and Sword' and continued with 'The Deluge,' providing a panoramic view of the 17th-century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Sienkiewicz's literary style is distinguished by its vivid characterization, romanticized depictions of chivalry, and a flair for the dramatic, all while preserving an authentic representation of the era. His creative energy and passion for storytelling have left an indelible mark on the canon of historical fiction, making Henryk Sienkiewicz an enduring figure in the literary world.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 496 Seiten

Größe: 761,8 KB

ISBN: 8596547165156