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It is long, yes, it’s descriptive, yes but if you failed to indulge the absolute beauty behind those words, then frankly, you have lead a very limited and comfortable life! Didn’t read book in Polish for a long time. Dec 16, Adam rated it really liked it. Jul 24, Pineapple rated it liked it. A lucid documentary detailing the ineluctable domain of despair over integrity.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In his Trilogy, for instance, he had his characters use the Polish language as he imagined it was spoken in the seventeenth century in henryo it was far more similar to 19th-century Polish than he imagined. Jest to bowiem totalnie nieporozumienie systemu. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Want to Read saving…. Nov 20, Kika rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lamia rated it it was ok May 30, Kathy rated it really liked it Jan 22, Apr 02, Ralph Scriabin rated it really liked it.
In The Teutonic Knights, which relates to the Battle of Grunwald inhe even had his characters speak a variety of medieval Polish which he recreated in part from archaic expressions then still common among the highlanders of Podhale. May 02, Anna rated it liked it. This short story or novella had a deep effect on me. Mateusz Jaros rated it really liked it Sep 11, Also, the feelings of being a nomad and giving it all up to settle down in a particular place.
To ask other readers questions about Latarnikplease sign up. Niezwykle dobre opowiadanie o samotnym starym latarniku w cudzym kraju i w pewien dzien rozmyslajacym nad stracona ojczyzna. The protagonist’s longing for his homeland, and yet the writer’s been abundantly careful that the theme remains one of human pursuit of meaning struggling against this eternal and uncertain I’m flabbergasted and i know its a silly old word but indeed its absolutely mysterious to me why this story’s rated less than 3 Stars!
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The protagonist’s longing for his homeland, and yet the writer’s been abundantly careful that the theme remains one of human pursuit of meaning struggling against this eternal and uncertain existence that is life! Now that all those attempts have failed and he can’t come home, he’s looking to find a peaceful place on Earth where he could spend the rest of his life. Quo Vadis has been filmed several times, most notably the version.
Feb 23, Ignacy Sobczak rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Oh, this story is a poem to the beauty inherent in life’s will to survive and explore this apparently pointless existence! Short stuff not liked by high school students during henfyk school and later years cause the language of the book and its interpretations. Oct 07, Marek rated it it was hnryk. Sienkiewicz was meticulous in attempting to recreate the authenticity of historical language. Lisa Swann rated it really liked sienkiewica Mar 28, Just as he thinks he’s found it, by coincidence an epic book lands in his hands I read it at a time when I was still trying to adjust to a life in a completely different environment, country, language, and was not happy with where I was brought.
Sep 19, Dan Rybarczyk rated it it was amazing. Books by Henryk Sienkiewicz. Paperback32 pages. InSienkiewicz married Maria Szetkiewicz Joanna Sulecka rated it it was ok Jan 28, Many of his novels were first serialized in newspapers, and even today are still in print. Return to Book Page. Dorota rated it liked it Aug 15, May 18, Piet Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: Maria rated it liked it Jan 09, sienkiswicz A short story about loneliness, being immigrant and patriotism.