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Spartacus (North Castle Books)

by Howard Fast

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  • fine
  • paperback
  • First
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The Author, 1996. First. Trade Paperback. Fine.

Synopsis

Spartacus, a fictionalization of a slave revolt in ancient Rome in 71 B.C., is well known today partly because of the 1960 movie starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier. It was originally published in 1951 by the author himself, after being turned down by every mainstream publisher of the day because of Fast's blacklisting for his Communist Party sympathies. The story of Spartacus, born a slave, trained as a gladiator, who led a slave revolt that was eventually put down by Crassus, was immensely popular, has sold millions of copies, and has gone through nearly a hundred editions. The appearance of this title brings back into print a book that many regard as a classic, and is enhanced with a new introduction by the author.

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Bookseller
Rocking Chair Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
190361
Title
Spartacus (North Castle Books)
Author
Howard Fast
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
The Author
Date published
1996
Pages
363
Bookseller catalogs
Biographical Fiction; Historical Fiction;

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