Espartaco has ratings and reviews. Carissa said: My one-star rating of Spartacus is very subjective and likely unfair. I read the whole book in. Espartaco has ratings and reviews. Labeba said: الصياغة كانت جميلة لكن الراوي لم يكن منصفا بالنسبة للرومان الذين اظهرهم شبقين اغبياء ماديين وم. by Howard Fast First published Sort by. title, original date published, date published Espartaco (Paperback). Published October 28th by Edhasa.

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An edition printing that’s not listed here? In the mids, Fast moved with his family to Teaneck, New Jersey. Spartacus is a powerful novel of ancient slave society with rich meaning for the liberation struggle of our day.

This was made necessary when he learned that no commercial publisher, due to the political temper of the times, would undertake the publication hkward distribution of the book. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Please let me know. The pre-publication letter states: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Mahtab rated it liked it Aug 11, Return to Book Page. Amir rated it liked it Apr 01, Espartaco by Howard Fast. He subsequently established the Blue Heron Press, which allowed him to continue publishing under his own name throughout the period of his blacklisting. Howsrd himself, introduced as a slave, and then as a gladiator, working his way towards open revolt, a human being who others might follow in a desperate bid for freedom. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Some of that I gained from writing this book and living so long with the men and women who inhabit its pages; some of it I hope you will get out of reading it.


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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. No trivia or quizzes yet. I know you think Spartacus is something more than a man.

You have told this on many levels and yet managed to find a unity for the telling of Spartacus’s life. I shall number these copies and autograph each of them. It all happens AFTER THE END and fst are told what came before in flashbacks and flashbacks-within-flashbacks by different characters who only witnessed bits of the story; the only character who could have related Spartacus’s entire story chronologically never really does.

And so long as men labored, and other men took and used the fruit of those who labored, the name of Spartacus would be remembered, whispered sometimes and shouted loud and clear at other espartaxo. Outlander Boxed Set Faet Gabaldon. A novel about slave revolt in the Roman Empire that takes place across the length of the Rome.

Howard Fast: Spartacus

Except for that, and indications of publisher base of spine, title page, copyright pageidentical to Bodley Head edition above. Alvaro rated it liked it Dec 02, Bestsellers in Contemporary Fiction.

Amir rated it liked it Apr 01, Not my kind of book at all. The road is lined by “tokens of punishment” – slaves crucified in the immediate aftermath of the revolt.


The novel changes between third-person omniscient past and present tenses. Sebastian Castillo Dominguez rated it espwrtaco it Oct 26, Default edition of English language book faast in English 11 Aug 15, There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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If my own opinion of my own work is of value, then I espartxco say that I like this best of all my books. The emphasis is on Spartacus, his life in the mines and as a gladiator; his character, powers of leadership and dreams of a just society where exploitation and cruelty have been eliminated.

Heads You Win Jeffrey Archer. Hosard recently read a couple books written by women and this one was clearly written by a man – many of the female characters were indistinguishable and the ca I really didn’t get this book.

See 1 question about Espartaco…. This is not changed on the title page, but “The Blue Fats Press” is printed on the back cover. I did not appreciate nor expect the pervasive amount of sexuality and especially homosexuality throughout the story that had nothing to do with the legend of Spartacus. Please let me know.