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He had a very busy schedule and strict work ethic. Waltari was born in Helsinki and lost his father, a Lutheran pastor, at the age of five. The Midnight Rose Lucinda Riley. Recognised by the oracle as a man of destiny, he is acquitted and then embarks on a journey around the ancient Mediterranean, taking in battle with the Persians, piracy and – eventually – a waktari with a priestess of Aphrodite, the alluring Arsinoe.

War of the Wolf Bernard Cornwell. I will put here to finish this one quote of the book that I liked: An Echo in the Bone Diana Gabaldon.

Etruscan cities are not better or more important than Greek cities, although we perhaps know more about the gods than the other peoples. The Dressmaker Rosalie Ham. Nov 27, SethMantel rated it it was amazing. Later he enrolled in the University of Helsinki as a theology student, according to his mother’s wishes, but soon abandoned theology in favour of philosophy, aesthetics and literature, graduating in It’s hard waltarl tell how much of my assessment is based on the unsympathetic editing and how much on the original story, so I wanted to make that clear at the outset!

I also enjoyed the many religious and magical scenes, which are treated, first, with skepticism but later with sincerity and belief. Another very good book, written infrom Mika Waltari. First, I am reading a translation from the s by Evelyn Ramsdenwhich I suspect would benefit from being updated. Thus Spoke Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche.


Waltari wrote seven more historical novels, placed in various ancient cultures, among which The Dark Angel, set during the Fall of Constantinople in is probably the best. Eppure, era molto evidente che miks storia era filtrata attraverso un’ottica cristiana protestante. The Book Thief Markus Zusak. Intrigue in Covent Garden Susanna Gregory.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Mahtava kirja, taattua Waltaria parhaimmillaan! She, Arsinoe, kika, capricious, selfish and even false but not evil, merely a reflection of the goddess.

Jul 20, Gabriel rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s unfortunate that such an admired writer isn’t given justice, but I really can’t recommend this particular edition.

The Etruscan by Mika Waltari

I recommend this to all who want to read a high-quality historical-fiction. On the cover the two main characters kiss. He directed the magazine Suomen Kuvalehti.

It’s amazing how Mika Efrusco can immerse you in the ancient world, the story is just amazing and it will make you want to cry, run, hit someone. With all this taken into account, it’s quite remarkable how this translation manages to make it all so dull.

One of walatri competitions ftrusco rise to one of his most popular characters, Inspector Palmu, a gruff detective of the Helsinki police department, who starred in three mystery novels, all of which were filmed a fourth one was made without Waltari involved.

Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Nov 10, The Idle Woman rated it it was ok Shelves: Of the three Mika Waltari books I have read, this would be a firm bronze medalist, which is not saying much, since the other two are five-stars.

Affascinante, a volte enigmatico. His abduction of one of the servants of the temple of Aphrodite at Eryx provides many amorous adventures. Waltari oma tuntud headuses.

Then I realised that, unlike the others I had read, this is written from a warrior’s view rather than a philosopher’s, less likely to distinguish between the material and spiritual and more likely to indulge in fantastic imagery. La storia di una ricerca di se stesso e insieme la storia di un amore, wwltari un contesto storico poco frequentato dai romanzi: A Hero Born Jin Yong. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.


The Etruscan

As Turms follows this beguiling woman from the Greek colonies of Sicily to the nascent republic of Rome, he grows ever closer to his fate. This review has been hidden walhari it contains spoilers.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Un gran libro para cualquier persona interesada en leer sobre la Edad Antigua. The main character has a pronounced characterization; he i Great descriptions of the various ancient cities where the protagonist is wandering with places and people vividly displayed; it is one of those historical-fiction where you actually feel walking along with the characters and don’t even realise how the time passes.

Not only that, but at times I do actually love the way he loves her, if that makes any sense, when he describes a moment with her and says “that is how I want to remember her”.

El Etrusco

I have not actually read this book in English, but my Swedish translation of the Finnish original is abridged. Linguaggio scorrevole ma a tratti “alto”, eteusco e poetico.

Jun 26, Matina Grol rated it it was amazing. Looking for beautiful books? Trivia About The Etruscan. Maybe some day I’ll read it in English translation just to compare At the same time, he kept writing books in many genres, moving easily from one literary field to another.

I was hoping all the time, that Turms would get rid of her The Clockmaker’s Daughter Kate Morton.