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"'Meanwhile let Sicily replace for you the gardens of the Hesperides; may the goddesses of the fields, woods and fountains scatter flowers on your path, and may white doves build their nests on every acanthus of the columns of your house.'"
Quo Vadis by Henryk Sienkiewicz. This is, hands down, the greatest book I've ever read.
Quo Vadis is not as "meaty" as you think. This book takes place just as Rome is eating up the new believers - Christians. It's a great book and Christians should read it certainly.
Quo Vadis Henryk Sienkiewicz
Quo Vadis (1952). The film that launched the Biblical epic genre.
Quo vadis directed by Mervyn LeRoy (1951)
Quo Vadis - apparently a new version. Interesting.
Quo vadis by Henryk Sienkiewicz
"W pustyni i w puszczy" Henryk Sienkiewicz Cover by Janusz Wysocki Book series Klasyka Młodych Published by Wydawnictwo Iskry 1977
I am in love with this book. I adore Gerald Durrell. #PipLincolne
Love this book!
I love this book too! Really, it's what good books are all about... taking you somewhere else. And charming you!
I love the film! It's so wonderful!! I love Achilles the Tortoise! x
The Book of Nonsense (1956).
“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it.” ― J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
Farenheit 451. This book made a big impression on me in high school. I would like to actually own my own copy.