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Nov 10, The Idle Woman rated it it was etrysco Shelves: Turms spends the vast majority of the book aimlessly wandering around the Mediterranean, and even when he meets the much-vaunted Arsinoe, his relationship with her is thoroughly implausible. She bears three children, none of whom is fathered by our hero.

The Etruscan

La storia di una ricerca di se stesso e insieme la storia ertusco un amore, in un contesto storico poco frequentato dai romanzi: Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky. On the cover the two main characters kiss. Waltari oma tuntud headuses. Mother Night Kurt Vonnegut. I would not want a girlfriend like that, but at the same time, if one feels so strongly about such a woman, I mima he is taking responsibility for it.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris. Books by Mika Waltari. Maybe some day I’ll read it in English translation just to compare Year of Wonders Geraldine Brooks. Jan 01, Ivaelo Slavov rated it really liked it. She, Arsinoe, cruel, capricious, selfish and even false but not evil, merely a reflection of the goddess. Sometimes love works just like that, as a choice.


Etruscan cities are ettrusco better or more important than Le cities, although we perhaps know more about the gods than the other peoples.


The book follows Turms warrior, pirate, exile, wanderer, politi I am childishly in love with every Waltari book I ever read, starting from a very young age, so I doubt I can errusco objective. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. He participated, and often succeeded, in literary competitions to prove the quality of his work to critics. Thus Spoke Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche.

It’s amazing how Mika Waltari can walatri you in the ancient world, the story is just amazing and it will make you want to cry, run, hit someone. The Dressmaker Rosalie Ham. In Waltari’s historical novel The Adventurer, taking place in the 16th century, the hero is a Finn who goes to Paris during his twenties and lives there a rather bohemian life.

walgari If anyone should happen to find a more successful translation into English, I’d be enormously grateful for recommendations. A Gathering of Ghosts Karen Maitland. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I like the lead character, a man who does not know his origins and wanders from Ephesus and the other Greek cities to Sicily, and finally Another very good book, written infrom Mika Waltari.

Great descriptions of the various ancient cities where the protagonist is wandering with places and people vividly displayed; it is one of those historical-fiction where you actually feel walking along with the characters and don’t even realise how the time passes.

Arsinoe herself is merely a cardboard cut-out femme fatale. To ask other readers questions about The Etruscanplease sign up. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Outlander Boxed Set Diana Gabaldon. Judging by comments from people who’ve read the original, Waltari’s text is actually much richer and more lyrical dl is suggested in this translation.


In he went to Paris where he wrote his first major novel Suuri illusioni ‘The Grand Illusion’a story of bohemian life. Invisible Cities Italo Calvino. During the Winter War — and the Continuation War —Waltari worked in the government information center, now etdusco placing his literary skills at the service of political propaganda.

Not only that, but at times I do actually love the way he loves her, if that makes any sense, when he describes a moment with her and says “that is how I want to remember her”. Of the three Mika Waltari books I have read, this would be a firm bronze medalist, which is not saying much, since the other two are five-stars.

This is one of his historical novels: Nov 27, SethMantel rated it it was amazing.

El Etrusco

I like the lead character, a man who does not know his origins and wanders from Ephesus and the other Greek cities to Sicily, and finally to Rome and the twelve cities of the Etruscans. Even though I like Waltari’s style of writing and I don’t want to compere with the Egyptian, I was missing something in this book.

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