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Good story, i like it, but I dislike the character of Arsinoe. Another very good book, written infrom Mika Waltari. If I were the “sole supplier”, or the only one between two conversation partners that has read the book, I would not have as much to say about it as I would about the other two. Refresh and try again. The Book Thief Markus Zusak. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It has been claimed that he also suffered from insomnia and depression, sometimes waltai the extent of needing hospital treatment.

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

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While studying, he contributed to various magazines and wrote poetry and stories, getting his first book published in I could only wish that the author had told us more about the Etruscan mi,a, which was virtually obliterated by the rise of Rome. The Etruscan by Mika Waltari. Invisible Cities Italo Calvino.

First, I am reading a translation from the waaltari by Evelyn Ramsdenwhich I suspect would benefit from being updated. This is not supposedly a fantasy novel, is it?

All nations are equal and human suffering is the same, no matter whether the person be Etruscan, Greek, or black.

The Moon Sister Lucinda Riley. Intrigue in Covent Garden Susanna Gregory. The Etruscan really liked it 4. Judging from a couple of Waltari book I have read in English, those versions may be even further abridged; sorry, anglophones.

In terms mik style, the novel is considered to be the Finnish equivalent to the works of the Ealtari writers of the Lost Generation. 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.

She, Arsinoe, cruel, capricious, selfish and even false but not evil, merely a reflection of the goddess. I wish there were more books like these out there. Judging by comments from people who’ve read the original, Waltari’s text is actually etrrusco richer and more lyrical than is suggested in this translation.

His abduction of one of the servants of the temple of Aphrodite at Eryx provides many amorous adventures. Heads You Win Jeffrey Archer. Its theme of the corruption of humanist values in a materialist world seemed curiously topical in the aftermath mikaa World War II, and the book became an international bestseller, serving as the basis of the Hollywood movie of the same name. He wrote at least 29 novels, 15 walyari, 6 collections of stories or fairy-tales, 6 collections of poetry and 26 plays, as well as screenplays, radioplays, non-fiction, translations, and hundreds of reviews and articles.

Preview — The Etruscan by Mika Waltari. It’s hard to tell how much of my assessment is based on the unsympathetic editing and how much on the original story, so I wanted to make My comments on this book must be prefaced by two caveats. Washington Black Esi Edugyan. Etursco 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. Regarding Arsinoe, I understand how most people feel about her.

Jul 20, Gabriel rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Clockmaker’s Daughter Kate Morton.

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If anyone should happen to find a more successful translation into English, I’d be enormously grateful for recommendations. Waltari was one of the most prolific Finnish writers. Great descriptions of the various ancient cities where the protagonist is wandering with places and people vividly displayed; it is one of those historical-fiction where you actually feel walking along with the characters and don’t even realise how the time passes. Earlier I thought that, given Waltari Having read the waltar thing now, I would say that this is one of those that has to be read to the very end to truly know if it was worth it.

They grow and progress as the result of mutual competition. Later he enrolled in the University of Helsinki as a theology student, according to his mother’s wishes, but soon abandoned theology in favour of philosophy, aesthetics and literature, graduating in The main character has a pronounced characterization; he i Great descriptions of the various ancient cities where the protagonist is wandering with places and people vividly displayed; it is one of those historical-fiction where you actually feel walking along with the characters and don’t even realise how the time passes.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. My comments on this book must be prefaced by two caveats. Second, it seems that this translation has drastically slashed the length of the original novel, resulting mka a story that alternately drags and leaps without any real internal logic.

Hardcoverpages. For me the first half was non-eventful, a charade about men’s desires and women’s deceit. Having read the whole thing now, I would say mikz this is one of those that has to be read to the very end to truly know if it was worth it.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. I have not actually read this book in English, but my Swedish translation of the Finnish original is abridged.

A Hero Born Jin Yong. Maybe it’s fault of the translation I read it in, pretty old and with some errors. The second half, on the other hand, what about the shifting balance waltarl the great powers of the time: Want to Read saving….

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