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[Reading] ➿ Potop By Henryk Sienkiewicz – Gamegeek-denter.de Following on the success of With Fire and Sword this second book of the classic Sienkiewicz Trilogy thunders across the vast historical canvas of Eastern Europe in the 17th Century and its great humanFollowing on the success of With Fire and Sword this second book of the classic Sienkiewicz Trilogy thunders across the vast historical canvas of Eastern Europe in the 17th Century and its great human message of war struggle love betrayal and redemption rings just as powerfully today as it did when it was first published in Polish in 1886 The Deluge is a literary masterpiece almost unknown today outside its native country that sweeps across the plains and forests of Poland Lithuania and Prussia in an epic tale of treasons faith selfishness sacrifice and heroic valor set against the bloody background of the Swedish invasion of 1655 1657 in an uncanny parallel to the events of our own decade when an exploited and exhausted Poland threw off the yoke of foreign domination reacuired its freedom and opened the doors to liberty in East and Central Europe Told by a master storyteller who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1905 this scorching tale of battles passions and intrigue.

S is the structural and thematic heart of the Trilogy Poland’s most enduring and popular prose epic Like the other two books of the Sienkiewicz Trilogy The Deluge not only depicts vital historical events but mirrors a people’s soul It is a masterful blend of history and imagination that shows whole nations as well as individuals caught up in earthshaking events and fighting for their lives and rediscovering themselves through their own commitmentsA new cast of fictional and historical heroines and heroes joins the unforgettable characters of With Fire and Sword brought to life with a depth seldom found in historical fiction There is the turbulent and self willed Andrei Kmita misled into treason who triumphs over his enemies as well as himself; the beautiful and thoughtful Olenka whose decency and goodness confound a treacherous villain and inspire the hero; the valiant Father Kordetzki who defends Poland’s holiest shrine and wakens the conscience of a nation; the trag.

potop ebok Potop eBookS is the structural and thematic heart of the Trilogy Poland’s most enduring and popular prose epic Like the other two books of the Sienkiewicz Trilogy The Deluge not only depicts vital historical events but mirrors a people’s soul It is a masterful blend of history and imagination that shows whole nations as well as individuals caught up in earthshaking events and fighting for their lives and rediscovering themselves through their own commitmentsA new cast of fictional and historical heroines and heroes joins the unforgettable characters of With Fire and Sword brought to life with a depth seldom found in historical fiction There is the turbulent and self willed Andrei Kmita misled into treason who triumphs over his enemies as well as himself; the beautiful and thoughtful Olenka whose decency and goodness confound a treacherous villain and inspire the hero; the valiant Father Kordetzki who defends Poland’s holiest shrine and wakens the conscience of a nation; the trag.

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PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz also known as Litwos; May 5 1846–November 15 1916 was a Polish journalist and Nobel Prize winning novelist 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 1905 for his outstanding merits as an epic writerBorn into an impoverished gentry family in the Podlasie vi

10 thoughts on “Potop

  1. Lou Lou says:

    PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ potop ebok, Potop eBookOne important note if you read the trilogy in English be sure to read the translation by Kuniczak I started reading one by a different translator and the difference was night and day It was like reading a wooden story by an author of adventure books for young adults instead of a well written story by a great author If you read a poor review I wonder if the reviewer didn't read the other translationThe stories in the series read like a mix of War and Peace and The Three Musketeers Wonderful storyline engaging characters dramatic history and for Americans it has the added attraction of being about a place and time that many of us are not familiar with


  2. Seth Seth says:

    PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ potop ebok, Potop eBookSee the review of With Fire and Sword This is part two It is two volumes totalling 2000 pages So yeah maybe that's why people don't want to read 3000 pages But man wow whew woa


  3. Kinga Kinga says:

    PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ potop ebok, Potop eBookFinally finished I'm crying oh my goshReview to come later probably


  4. Czarny Pies Czarny Pies says:

    PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ potop ebok, Potop eBookThe key to enjoying The Deluge is to read the most recent translation by WS Kuniczak Do not be tempted as I was by the free copies of this work available at Project Gutenberg and the Internet Archive These free versions are of the 19th century translation by Jeremiah Curtin Curtin reduced the total length of the work by about 35% and in so doing threw out the baby with the bath water The Kuniczak translation is absolutely wonderful and is the only version that should be consideredThe Deluge is the second volume of Henry Sienkiewicz's Trilogy which is the national epic Unless you are a diehard fan of the h


  5. Chrissie Chrissie says:

    PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ potop ebok, Potop eBookSecond Third in the seriesCurrently available free at Kindlevol 1 2 is Pan Michael An Historical Novel of Poland the Ukraine and Turkeyaccording to Bryn for helping me with this


  6. Matthew Burkhardt Matthew Burkhardt says:

    PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ potop ebok, Potop eBookIncredibly long but never a dull moment The epic adventures of Pan Michal and Pan Zagloba continue in this second volume of Sienkiewicz' Trilogy So worth it


  7. James Burns James Burns says:

    PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ potop ebok, Potop eBookThe Deluge Volume I was a great experience and a walk through the 17th century Poland during the Swedish invasion of 1655 1657 While reading Volume I of The Deluge and after reading With Fire and Sword the first book in Henryk Sienkiewicz's Trilogy in W S Kuniczak's modern translation I was reminded of Leo Tolstoy's War and P


  8. Tori Tori says:

    PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ potop ebok, Potop eBookI've been meaning to write a review of this for a long time but you know how life is And as a note pardon any spelling mistakes beforehand I don't feel like looking up all those namesHow do you know what a good book is? Is it one that is flawle


  9. Bogdan Bogdan says:

    PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ potop ebok, Potop eBookIn my edition this is just the first volume from The Deluge I will make a final review after reading volume 3 I may adjust also the final rating after that For now I estimate a rating around 3 stars as it has certain flaws but in general is a robust and interesting novelBelow are some notes and impressions that I decided to wrote down in order to remember by the moment I will write the final review nationalism developed greatly at the end of 19th century; it seems that Sienkiewicz is greatl


  10. Andrii Andrii says:

    PDF/EPUB Henryk Sienkiewicz ´ Potop PDF/EPUB À ´ potop ebok, Potop eBookThis book tells a story of Polish Lithuanian Kingdom after the Uprising of Bogdan Khmielnitski The same heroes Pan Zagloba Pan Wolodyjowski Pan Skrzetuski Pani Anusia Borzobohata and also new heroes the fate of whom will absorb your whole attention The action takes place on all territory from Poznan till Latvia from Gdansk till Zywiec The book is must read for Polish citizens but also worth reading for a person who has ever asked oneself regarding the motherland faith and honour


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