The Collected Works of Henryk Sienkiewicz (Illustrated Edition)

ebook: The Collected Works of Henryk Sienkiewicz (Illustrated Edition)

Sprache - Englisch

Read this eBook for free with the readfy App!

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 Polish journalist and Nobel Prize-winning novelist, acclaimed for his unique literary style and his vivid depiction of the historical backdrop of Poland. Born into an impoverished noble family in the Russian-partitioned territory of Poland, Sienkiewicz's early experiences informed much of his subsequent writing. A master of historical novels, he is best known for his epic trilogy ('With Fire and Sword', 'The Deluge', and 'Fire in the Steppe'), which collectively paints a powerful portrait of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth at the height of the Cossack wars. His most celebrated work, 'Quo Vadis', is a compelling narrative set in Nero's Rome that juxtaposed Christian values against a decadent empire, earning him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1905 for his 'outstanding merits as an epic writer.' Sienkiewicz's works transcend mere historical accounts; rather, they are imbued with a sense of national pride and are a testament to the human spirit. His vivid characters and dramatic storytelling techniques positioned him as an icon of Polish literature and solidified his international renown. The 'Collected Works of Henryk Sienkiewicz (Illustrated Edition)' serves as a testament to the breadth of his literary contributions and celebrates his enduring legacy as a storyteller of grand historical narratives.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 5778 Pages

Filesize: 7.8 MB

ISBN: 8596547755395