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The little trilogy

Author: Henryk Sienkiewicz; Miroslaw Lipinski
Publisher: New York : Hippocrene Bks., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a new translation by Miroslaw Lipinski, The Little Trilogy contains everything readers have come to expect of the celebrated Sienkiewicz - charming and alluring characters, romance, heartbreak, action and adventure, humor and bravery. Set against the breathtaking panorama of the Polish countryside and the French wilderness, The Little Trilogy follows the volatile friendship between Selim Mirza, a Polonized
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sienkiewicz, Henryk, 1846-1916.
Little trilogy.
New York : Hippocrene Bks., c1995
(OCoLC)652229000
Named Person: Henryk Sienkiewicz; Henryk Sienkiewicz
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henryk Sienkiewicz; Miroslaw Lipinski
ISBN: 0781802938 9780781802932
OCLC Number: 32200667
Description: 245 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The old servant --
Hania --
Selim Mirza.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Henryk Sienkiewicz ; translated by Miroslaw Lipinski.

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In a new translation by Miroslaw Lipinski, The Little Trilogy contains everything readers have come to expect of the celebrated Sienkiewicz - charming and alluring characters, romance, heartbreak, action and adventure, humor and bravery. Set against the breathtaking panorama of the Polish countryside and the French wilderness, The Little Trilogy follows the volatile friendship between Selim Mirza, a Polonized Tartar, and Henryk, a character based on Sienkiewicz himself. These close friends share confidences and dreams, court the same beautiful girl, and ultimately fight side by side in the Franco-Prussian War in an army unit full of dangerous ruffians and bandits. At each turn there are the possibilities of glorious death or victorious life, eternal love or melancholic despair. On each page there is full evidence of Sienkiewicz's mastery at character delineation and exciting narrative.

And behind it all is the perceptiveness of an author who was able to reveal, with both insight and compassion, the timeless truths that inform the human soul.

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