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I remember being sometimes bored. I’m not really sure what to think about this book. Visit our homepage and find this week’s Walyari Discounts on worldwide bestsellers until Friday.


Then I realised that, unlike the others I had read, this is written from a warrior’s view rather than a philosopher’s, less likely to distinguish between the material and spiritual and more likely to indulge in fantastic imagery.

To view it, click here. Lists with This Wltari. In terms of style, the novel is considered to be the Finnish equivalent to the works of egrusco American writers of the Lost Generation. Maybe it’s fault of the translation I read it in, pretty old and with some errors.

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Books by Mika Waltari. The Help Kathryn Stockett. Jun 28, Zebardast Zebardast rated it it was ok.


Aug 31, Marcos Marin rated it it was amazing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Its theme of the corruption of humanist values in a materialist world seemed curiously topical in the aftermath of World War II, and the book became an international bestseller, serving as the basis of the Hollywood movie of the same name.

Arsinoe herself is merely a cardboard cut-out femme fatale. Ambientato intorno al a. I have not actually read this book in English, but my Swedish translation of the Finnish original is abridged. He became a member of the Finnish Academy in and received an honorary doctorate at the University of Turku in Jun 26, Jan rated it liked it.

Somehow did not manage to submerge into the story in similar way than with Waltari’s earlier historical novels. As Turms follows this beguiling woman from the Greek colonies of Sicily to the nascent republic of Rome, he grows ever closer to his fate. Regarding Arsinoe, I understand how most people feel about her.

Don’t get me wrong, I liked it but still it is no Sinuhe, which I absolutely love. Washington Black Esi Edugyan. Looking for beautiful books? Throughout the s and s, Waltari worked hectically as a journalist and critic, writing for a number of newspapers and magazines and travelling widely in Europe. However, it is wonderful reading and I definitely recommend it: I really liked the atmosphere of the book and all the details on life during the Persian Wars. Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders.


Hardcoverpages. The second half, on the other hand, what about the shifting balance of the great powers of the time: Crime and Punishment Waltair Dostoyevsky. Jan 01, Ivaelo Slavov rated it really liked it. One moment he can see right through her, as she flirts outrageously with his friends; the next minute he is plunged into a frenzy of desire for her.

Mother Night Kurt Vonnegut. The book follows Turms warrior, pirate, exile, wanderer, politician as he struggles to learn who he is and where he came from, while dealing with a group of people friends, lovers that seem to be very closely connected with his entire life. I personaggi sono tutti negativi, in particolare le donne, che sono arriviste e, sotto sotto, tutte meretrici.

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