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By: Bolesław Prus (1847-1912)

Book cover (Polish) O odkryciach i wynalazkach Odczyt popularny wypowiedziany dnia 23 marca 1873 r.
Book cover The Pharaoh and the Priest An Historical Novel of Ancient Egypt
Book cover Pharaoh and the Priest

The Pharaoh and the Priest (Polish: Faraon) is the fourth and last major novel by the Polish writer Bolesław Prus. It was the sole historical novel by an author who had earlier disapproved of historical novels on the ground that they inevitably distort history. Pharaoh has been described by Czesław Miłosz as a "novel on mechanisms of state power and, as such, probably unique in world literature of the nineteenth century.... Prus, in selecting the reign of 'Pharaoh Ramses XIII' in the eleventh century BCE, sought a perspective that was detached from pressures of topicality and censorship...

Book cover (Polish) Lalka (tom 3)

Ostatni tom dzieła Bolesława Prusa o miłości kupca Stanisława Wokulskiego do młodej arystokratki Izabeli Łęckiej osadzonego w szczegółowo odmalowanej Warszawie.

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