The Greatest Works of Henryk Sienkiewicz
Sprache - Englisch
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About the eBook
This meticulously edited Henryk Sienkiewicz collection presents the finest selected works of 1905 Nobel Prize laureate. Contents: Novels Quo Vadis In Desert and Wilderness With Fire and Sword The Deluge Pan Michael Children of the Soil On the Field of Glory Whirlpools Without Dogma In Vain Short Story Collections Lillian Morris and Other Stories Hania and Other Stories Sielanka, a Forest Picture, and Other Stories Life and Death and Other Legends and Stories So Runs the World
About the Author
Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846–1916) was a towering figure in Polish literature, whose works have left an indelible mark on the literary landscape, not only in his homeland but across the world. Born in Wola Okrzejska, Poland, Sienkiewicz was adept at weaving tales that combined historical accuracy with captivating fiction. His mastery of the written word was recognized in 1905 when he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his 'outstanding merits as an epic writer.' A journalist by profession, Sienkiewicz's literary career took shape amidst the resurgence of Polish national identity under the partitions of Poland by Russia, Austria, and Prussia. His magnum opus, 'Quo Vadis' (1896), a historical novel set in ancient Rome during the reign of Emperor Nero, transcended borders, bringing him international acclaim. It is among the works included in 'The Greatest Works of Henryk Sienkiewicz,' a compilation that showcases the breadth of his literature. His acclaimed 'Trilogy,' consisting of 'With Fire and Sword' (1884), 'The Deluge' (1886), and 'Fire in the Steppe' (also known as 'Pan Wołodyjowski', 1888), remain patriotic mainstays that celebrate Polish heritage and valor. Sienkiewicz's narrative style, characterized by romanticism, rich detail, and vivid characterizations, has had a lasting influence on Polish literature, earning him a distinguished place in literary history.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Size: 5778 Pages
Filesize: 7.8 MB
Published: Nov. 8, 2023