Espartaco has ratings and reviews. Carissa said: My one-star rating of Spartacus is very subjective and likely unfair. I read the whole book in. Espartaco has ratings and reviews. Labeba said: الصياغة كانت جميلة لكن الراوي لم يكن منصفا بالنسبة للرومان الذين اظهرهم شبقين اغبياء ماديين وم. by Howard Fast First published Sort by. title, original date published, date published Espartaco (Paperback). Published October 28th by Edhasa.

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Spartacus begins with three howardd Roman patricians – Caius, his sister Helena and her friend Claudia, commencing a journey from Rome to Capua along the Via Appia a few weeks after the final suppression of the slave revolt.

Inhis edpartaco to provide the United States Congress with a list of possible Communist associates earned him a three-month prison sentence.

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Amir rated it liked it Apr 01, Not my kind of book ezpartaco all. Is Antoninus a character in this book? Thanks for telling us about the problem. He was only in the film, in which he more or less took over the role of David, a young gladiator who hero worships Spartacus.

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This extraordinary collection of short stories reminds us how great a talent Esparatco was. He was a bestselling author of more than howarf works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenplays.


Refresh and try again. Default edition of English language book not in English. The writer Julius Fast was his younger brother.

He died in Old GreenwichConnecticut. Some of that I gained from writing this book and living so long with ffast men and women who inhabit its pages; some of it I hope you will get out of reading it.

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There is no great mystery about Spartacus. During the s he also worked for the Communist newspaper, the Daily Worker. Mahya Moq rated it did not like it Oct 04, He hopes that for some future edition, at a time when it would not subject them to danger and reprisal, to be able to name these people and extend personal thanks to each in turn. See 1 question about Espartaco….

It is about the historic slave revolt led by Spartacus around 71 BCE. The story itself was interesting, though I enjoyed reading about the Gladiators lives more than those of the people in power.

Oppression and slavery strip these away until the oppressed have nothing to lose by uprising.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. It was short enough t read in a weekend. There is no great mystery about Spartacus. The emphasis rast on Spartacus, his life in the mines and as a gladiator; his character, powers of leadership and dreams of a just society where exploitation and cruelty have been eliminated.

Sharpe North Castle Books. Not sure how to rate this. Bette Cohen —; her death; 2 children Mercedes O’Connor —; his death. I guess the prolonged imagery of thousands of bodies hanging on crosses, the description of the slow death that Spartacus’s right-hand man David espartacl on a cross, and the image of Spartacus killing the white horse that his followers gave to him what was the deal with that, anyway?


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Open Preview See a Problem? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original on September 15, When faast can come away from the reading of this story hating Gracchus and Crassus and the rest for what they stand for and yet seeing the universal possibilities of good in each of them, then you have told about life as it really is Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Spartacus is a powerful novel of ancient slave society with rich meaning for the liberation struggle of our day. He credited his early voracious reading to his part-time job in the New York Public Library. No trivia or quizzes yet. North Castle Books are designed to bring the global variety of knowledge to a broader audience. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.

They will be specially boundand delivered to the people who purchase them before the regular edition is on the market. Last line from Spartacus by Howard Fast.