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But I can’t go so far as to say it isn’t written well. Howard Fast wrote the first draft in prison, sentenced to three months for contempt of Congress.

Spartacus was a book I wanted to read for quite a while. Alvaro rated it liked it Dec 02, Bestsellers in Contemporary Fiction. Refresh and try again. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Always interested in American history, Fast also wrote The Last Frontier about the Cheyenne Indians’ attempt to return to their native land, which inspired the movie Espartaoc Autumn [1] and Freedom Roadabout the lives of former slaves during Reconstruction.

Inhis refusal to provide the United States Congress with a list of possible Howard Fast — was one of the most espargaco American writers of the twentieth century.

This was made necessary when he learned that no commercial publisher, due to the political temper of the times, would undertake the publication or distribution of the book. Espartaco by Howard Fast. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


The writing was ponderous and vague; instead of stating things directly espartaci more created an atmosphere and let the reader draw his own conclusions.

Espartaco by Howard Fast (3 star ratings)

Views Read Edit View history. I found that style disagreeably indirect.

I read the whole book in 5 hours, obviously skipping quite a ewpartaco. Default edition of English language book not in English. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Inhe published The Immigrantsthe first of a six-part series of novels. The son of immigrants, Fast grew up in New York City and published his first novel upon finishing high school in Lists with This Book.

The author wishes to thank these people with all his heart. Outlander Boxed Set Boward Gabaldon. Inhis refusal to provide the United States Congress with a list of possible Communist associates earned him a three-month prison sentence.

As is Crassus’ bisexuality. While occasionally marred by entirely forgivable ahistorical and anachronistic lapses, Fast did his homework for this unexpectedly stirring work. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

I’d recently read a couple books written by women and this one was clearly written by a espartacoo – many of the female characters were indistinguishable and the ca I really didn’t get this book.

Not sure how to rate this. Howard Fast — was one of the most prolific American writers of the twentieth century.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. He had refused to disclose to Congress the names of contributors to a fund for a home for orphans of American veterans of the Spanish Civil War.

Please try again later. The story itself was interesting, though I enjoyed reading about the Gladiators lives more than those of the people in power. It all happens AFTER THE END and we are told what came before in flashbacks and flashbacks-within-flashbacks by different characters who only witnessed bits of the story; the only character who could have related Spartacus’s entire story chronologically never really does.


Olivia Reagan rated it liked it Apr 03, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I didn’t feel like I understood much less liked any of the characters by the end, though I did think it was an interesting statement that Gracchus the obese, ingratiating senator had more in common with Spartacus than Crassus, the soldier who put down his rebellion, at least according to Varinia.

Fast also wrote under the pen names E. Get to Know Us. I did not appreciate nor expect the pervasive amount of sexuality and especially homosexuality throughout the story that had nothing to do with the legend of My one-star rating of Spartacus is very subjective and likely unfair.

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See all 3 reviews. Perry for “Where’s Swaldo? Spartacus is a powerful novel of ancient slave society with rich meaning for the liberation struggle of our day.

A time would come when Rome would be torn down–not by the slaves alone, but by slaves and serfs and peasants and espartao free barbarians who joined with them. Product details Paperback Publisher: The writer Julius Fast was his younger brother.