Birth date: April 10, 1827
Died: February 15, 1905
Lew Wallace's Books
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 ...
Rise, too, ye Shapes and Shadows of the Past Rise from your long forgotten grazes at last Let us behold your faces, let us hear The words you uttered in those days of fear Revisit your familiar haunts again The scenes of triumph and the scenes of pain And leave the footprints of yo...
General Lew Wallacehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b007jr51/Lew_Wallaces_Ben_Hur_A_Friendship_Betrayed/Michael Gambon narrates the biblical passages.