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The road is lined by “tokens of punishment” – slaves crucified in the immediate aftermath of the revolt. Antoninus doesn’t exist, though. This article may lend undue weight to certain ideas, incidents, or controversies. I read this book because I’ve watched the film and both mini-series and wanted to see how they all compared to the source material.

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He is also most grateful to the many people who helped with the preparation of the manuscript, with the editing of it, and with the design and manufacture of the book. While occasionally marred by entirely forgivable ahistorical and anachronistic lapses, Fast did his homework for this unexpectedly stirring work.

I know you think Spartacus is something more than a man. Many of the sentences made me feel like the author just wanted to be quoted, like “look how clever I am for writing this”. He had refused to disclose to Congress the names of contributors to a fund for a home for orphans of American veterans of the Spanish Civil War.


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.

The emphasis is on Spartacus, his life in the mines and as a gladiator; hkward character, powers of leadership and dreams of a just society where exploitation and cruelty have been eliminated. Bette Cohen —; her death; 2 children Mercedes O’Connor —; his death.

Shirin Moeini rated it did not like it Dec 09, Fast’s communist sympathies are pushed a bit fawt heavily in places, which can be jarring in an otherwise deftly written p While occasionally marred by entirely forgivable espaartaco and anachronistic lapses, Fast did his homework for this unexpectedly stirring work. Perry for “Where’s Swaldo?


ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Is Antoninus a character in this book? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not really what I was expecting. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The story itself was interesting, though I enjoyed reading about the Gladiators lives more than those of the people in power. Fast is the author of the prominent “Why the Rast Amendment?

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Inhis refusal to provide the United States Congress with a list of possible Communist associates earned him a three-month prison sentence. In particular, the real Gaius Gracchus died about ten years before the birth of Spartacus.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Not my kind of book at all. I regret, however, that it detracted from what was otherwise an interesting tale, however embellished that tale had to be given we don’t know much about the true life of Spartacus from historians.


Howard Fast

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Fast began writing at an early age. I shall number these copies and autograph each yoward them. The novel changes between third-person omniscient past and present tenses.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. From the encounters at the Villa Salariathe focus of the novel moves to occasions before and during the actual rising of the slaves. La unica pena es haberla leido despues de haber visto la mitica pelicula porque hace que no la disfrutes igual al conocer ya la historia. Both have their strong points, but I think the movie was better over-all.

The men’s obsession with Spartacus’s widow was indecent.

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Works by Howard Fast. Lists with This Book. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Served as the basis for espartzco a movie and a television show. Inhe married Mercedes O’Connor, who already had three sons. Yoward ratings on this site are not objective judgments for others but reflections of the value of each work to me personally.

There is no great mystery about Spartacus. Manufacturer warranty may not apply Learn more about Amazon Global Store. Open Preview See a Problem? Default edition of English language book faast in English 11 Aug 15, There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

I really liked the movie which led me to this. Paperbackpages.