The Knights of the Cross, or, Krzyzacy

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Sprache - Englisch

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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "The Knights of the Cross, or, Krzyzacy" (Historical Romance) by Henryk Sienkiewicz. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.

Über den Autor

Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846–1916) was a Polish novelist, Nobel Prize laureate in Literature for the year 1905, and a figure who played a significant role in shaping Polish literature as well as national identity. Born in Wola Okrzejska, Poland, Sienkiewicz is best known for his historical novels, especially the internationally acclaimed, 'Trilogy' celebrating Polish history, which includes 'With Fire and Sword', 'The Deluge', and 'Fire in the Steppe'. Another notable work is his novel, 'The Knights of the Cross' or 'Krzyżacy', which delves into the late medieval period and epitomizes Sienkiewicz's skill in combining historical accuracy with a compelling narrative, bringing to life the battles and the society of the Teutonic Knights and Polish nobility. His literary style often blends rich character development with detailed historical setting, which won him a vast readership both in his home country and abroad. Sienkiewicz's work, written in the vein of Romanticism, nonetheless adapted to readers' changing tastes by incorporating elements of the Realist novel. His oeuvre remains a testament to his narrative prowess and his contribution in molding the cultural consciousness of Poland through the power of literature.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 533 Seiten

Größe: 795,6 KB

ISBN: 8596547170808