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Henryk Sienkiewicz


Poland (1846 - 1916)

Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846-1916) was a novelist, born in Poland. He studied at Warsaw, traveled in the USA, and in the 1870s began to write articles, short stories, and novels. His major work was a war trilogy about 17th-century Poland, but his most widely known book is the story of Rome under Nero, "Quo Vadis?" (1896), several times filmed. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1905.
 
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Non fiction
 
Anthologies containing stories by Henryk Sienkiewicz
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Short stories
Janko the Magician
The Lighthouse Keeper of Aspinwall


Awards
Nobel Prize in Literature Lifetime Achievement winner (1905)