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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.

Genres: Historical Romance, Historical
Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Henryk Sienkiewicz
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Short stories
Janko the Magician
The Lighthouse Keeper of Aspinwall

Nobel Prize in Literature Lifetime Achievement winner (1905)