Written over a century ago and translated into over 40 languages, this is one of the greatest best-selling novel in the history of literature. "Sienkiewicz wrote Quo Vadis for the entire world and world took it to heart," commented James Michener.
An epic saga of love, courage and devotion in Nero's time, Quo Vadis portrays the degenerate days leading to the fall of the Roman empire and the glory and the agony of early Christianity. Set at a turning point in history (A. D. 54-68), as Christianity replaces the era of corruption and gluttony that marked Nero's Rome, Quo Vadis brims with life.
Originally published in Poland in 1896. This edition is translated by Jeremiah Curtin.
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