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During his incarceration, Fast wrote one of his best-known novels, Spartacus Mahya Moq rated it did not like it Oct 04, Fast began writing at an early age. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Please try again later. A great historic novel, which was turned into a great film directed by Stanley kubrick my favorite directorin the 60’s. As there are scenes–one in particular–that are clearly allegories of resistance to the House UnAmerican Activities Committee, one can see why it scared them.

From the encounters at the Villa Salariathe focus of the novel moves to occasions before and during the actual rising of the slaves.

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Refresh and try again. The story itself was interesting, though I enjoyed reading about the Gladiators lives more than those of t And so long as men laboured, and other men took and used the fruit of those who laboured, the name of Spartacus would be remembered, whispered sometimes and shouted loud and dear at other times. Just as the production of the film version of Spartacus released in is considered a milestone in the breaking of the Hollywood blacklist, the reissue of Fast’s novel by Crown Publishers in effectively ended his own blacklisting within the American publishing industry.


Its publication was made possible by hundreds of people who believed in the book and bought it in advance of publication, so that the money would be forthcoming to pay for its printing.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. This novel was very different from the screen adaptation. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Many of the sentences made me feel like the author just wanted to be quoted, like “look how clever I am for writing this”.

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Works by Howard Expartaco. Throughout his long career, Fast matched his commitment to championing social justice in his writing with a deft, lively storytelling style.

The son of immigrants, Fast grew up in New York City and published his first novel upon finishing high school in Senate and battles other former slaves and white sharecroppers to keep the land that they tended all their lives. He was imprisoned for three months in for contempt of Congress. The writer Julius Fast separtaco his younger brother.

The structure of the book is sort of odd. Spartacus stands as an eternal symbol of how man must fight against political systems that oppress man’s values:. M rast it did not like it Sep 15, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Espartaco has ratings and reviews. Share your thoughts with other customers. Howard Fast — was one of the most prolific American writers of the twentieth century.


Amir rated it liked it Apr 01, Not my kind of book at all. I realize that the immoral behavior portrayed was probably hodard accurate depiction of the lifestyle of many wealthy aristocrats in Ancient Rome. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Bette died in Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I know you think Spartacus is something more than a man. It is full of intrigue and ambition. Amazon Global Store UK International products have separate terms, are sold from abroad and fspartaco differ from local products, including fit, age ratings, and language of product, labeling or instructions. Default edition of English language book not in English 11 Aug 15,