Ahmad said: Spartacus, Howard Fast Spartacus is a historical novel by Fuera de lo anterior, es un libro muy completo, hablando de la historia y los. Espartaco has ratings and reviews. Labeba said: الصياغة كانت جميلة لكن الراوي لم يكن منصفا بالنسبة للرومان الذين اظهرهم شبقين اغبياء ماديين وم. Libros de Segunda Mano (posteriores a ) – Literatura – Narrativa – Otros: Espartaco – howard fast 1ª edicion Compra, venta y subastas de Otros en.

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I didn’t feel like I understood much less liked any of the characters by the end, though I did think it was an interesting statement that Gracchus the obese, ingratiating senator had more in common with Spartacus than Crassus, the soldier who put down his rebellion, at least according to Varinia.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I’d recently read a couple books written by women and this one howarx clearly written by a man – many of the female characters were indistinguishable and the casual disregard for rape was disturbing though probably historically accurate. If you possess a good amount of brains you’ll know the answer. Rome which ruled the world for centuries found its very foundations shaken by this uprising.

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The novel’s central theme is that man’s most basic universal values are freedom, love, hope, and finally life. The men’s obsession with Spartacus’s widow was indecent.


I found that style disagreeably indirect. Please try again later. The structure of the book is sort of odd.

Alvaro rated it liked it Dec 02, Spartacus himself, introduced as a slave, and then as a gladiator, working his way towards open revolt, a human being who others might follow in a desperate bid for freedom. This is not changed on the title page, but “The Blue Heron Press” is printed on the back cover.

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And not get fooled by people saying it’s a Marxist propaganda. Book by Howard Fast. Product details Paperback Publisher: A great historic novel, which was turned into a great film directed by Stanley kubrick my favorite directorin the 60’s.

Espartaco by Howard Fast (3 star ratings)

I know you think Spartacus is something more than a man. The heroes of this story cherished human dignity, and lived nobly and well.

All of them ponder Spartacus, the slave who led the rebellion. Throughout his long career, Fast matched his commitment to championing social justice in his writing with a deft, lively storytelling style.

Muito bom mesmo este llbro. Lists with This Book. Not my kind of book at all. The son of immigrants, Fast grew up in New York City and published his first novel upon finishing high school in Mahtab rated it liked it Aug 11, Books by Howard Fast.


In the novel, the story is told from the point of view of Romans remembering it, with flashbacks from various characters mixed in with rumored tales.

A time would come when Rome would be torn down–not by the slaves alone, but by slaves and serfs and peasants and by free barbarians who joined with them. The story of a slave uprising in the ancient Roman Empire. He was a bestselling author of more than eighty works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenplays.

The story itself was interesting, though I enjoyed reading about the Gladiators lives more than those of t And so long as men laboured, and other men took and used the fruit of those who laboured, the name of Spartacus would be remembered, whispered sometimes and shouted loud and dear at other howarf. Default edition of English language book not in English.

Fascinating, especially when considering the context.