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Lists with This Book. Bellissime le descrizioni del mare e dei sentimenti di un vecchio patriota in esilio da troppo tempo.
May 02, Anna rated it liked it. A short story about loneliness, being immigrant and patriotism. Short stuff not liked by high school students during high school and later years cause the language of the book and its interpretations. Oct 07, Marek rated it it was sienkieicz.
This is a great short story about nostalgia. The main character is heryk veteran soldier of many wars, common goal of which was to free his homeland. Now that all those attempts have failed and he can’t come home, he’s looking to find a peaceful place on Earth where he could spend the rest of his life. Just as he thinks he’s found it, sienikewicz coincidence an epic book lands in his hands Nov 20, Kika rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dec 16, Adam rated it really liked it.
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Jest to bowiem totalnie nieporozumienie systemu. Feb 23, Ignacy Sobczak rated it it was amazing. I’m flabbergasted and i know its a silly old word but indeed its absolutely mysterious to me why this story’s rated less than 3 Stars! It is long, yes, it’s descriptive, yes but if you failed to indulge the absolute beauty behind those words, then frankly, you have lead a very limited and comfortable lqtarnik The protagonist’s longing for his homeland, and yet the writer’s been abundantly careful that the theme remains one of human pursuit of meaning struggling against this eternal and uncertain I’m flabbergasted and i know its a silly old word but indeed its absolutely mysterious to me why this story’s rated less than 3 Stars!
The protagonist’s longing for his homeland, and yet the writer’s been abundantly careful that the theme remains one of human pursuit of meaning struggling against this eternal and uncertain existence that is life! Oh, this story is a poem to the beauty inherent in life’s will to survive and explore this apparently pointless existence!
It’s one of the greatest pieces of classic literature, please, please, please rate it again after better consideration! I quite liked this short story. Also, the feelings of being a nomad and giving it all up to settle down in a particular place. The author weaved magic with sienkeiwicz words: Jan 21, Galicius rated it really liked it Shelves: This short story or novella had a deep effect on me.
I read it at a time when I was still trying to adjust to a life in a completely different environment, country, language, and was not happy with where I was brought. Yenryk 02, Ralph Scriabin rated it really liked it. A lucid documentary detailing the ineluctable domain of despair over integrity.
May 18, Piet Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: Niezwykle dobre opowiadanie o samotnym starym latarniku w cudzym kraju i w pewien dzien rozmyslajacym nad stracona ojczyzna. Sep 19, Dan Rybarczyk rated it it was amazing.
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May 21, Marta Karpowicz rated it it was ok Shelves: Jul 24, Pineapple rated it liked it. Didn’t read book in Polish for a long time. Anette rated it liked it Jun 04, Magdalena rated it it was ok Apr 03, Karolina rated it liked it Jun 03, Dorota rated it liked it Aug 15, Lamia rated it it was ok May 30, Kornelia rated it it was ok Oct 16, Jules rated it did not like it Apr 04, Kathy rated it really liked it Jan 22, Maria rated it liked it Jan 09, Mateusz Jaros rated it really liked it Sep 11, Joanna Sulecka rated it it was ok Jan 28, Madalen rated it it was ok Sep 26, Lisa Swann rated it really liked it Mar 28, Aneta Skrzela rated it liked it Dec 13, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
He was one of the most popular Polish writers at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, and received the Nobel Prize in Literature in for his “outstanding merits as an epic writer. Many of his novels were first serialized in newspapers, and even today are still in print. Quo Vadis has been filmed several times, most notably the version. Sienkiewicz was meticulous in attempting to recreate the authenticity of historical language. In his Trilogy, for instance, he had his characters use the Polish language as he imagined it was spoken in the seventeenth century in reality it was far more similar to 19th-century Polish than he imagined.
In The Teutonic Knights, which relates to the Battle of Grunwald inhe even had his characters speak a variety of medieval Polish which he recreated in part from archaic expressions then still common among the highlanders of Podhale. InSienkiewicz married Maria Szetkiewicz Books by Henryk Sienkiewicz. No trivia or quizzes yet.
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