Publish date: December 5th 1999
Publisher: Wordsworth Classics
Pages no: 382
Edition language: English
bookshelves: published-1880, spring-2011, re-read, period-piece, ancient-history, slaves, play-dramatisation, ouch, roman-civilisation Read from April 16 to 21, 2011 ** spoiler alert ** General Lew Wallacehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/...Michael Gambon narrates the biblical passages.
Probably a great story. But when I'm reading it on the bus and find myself starting to nod off, I know it's one that I'll have to force myself through.
"Out of that vast tomb Christianity issued to supersede the Caesars."Ben Hur is one of those classic works better recognised for its many adaptations. To this end it seems fair to compare it to another highly similar work - Les Miserables. Both are classic historical fiction works which use history ...
General Lew Wallacehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b007jr51/Lew_Wallaces_Ben_Hur_A_Friendship_Betrayed/Michael Gambon narrates the biblical passages.
i hope i enjoy it as much as the film