Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero, commonly known as Quo Vadis, is a historical novel written by Henryk Sienkiewicz. Quo vadis is Latin for "Where are you going?" and alludes to a New Testament verse (John 13:36). The verse, in the King James Version, reads as follows, "Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards."

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Book Details  

Language: English

Published in: 1896

Translator: Jeremiah Curtin

Word count: 209,838 words (≈ about 14 hours)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org

Copyright: Public Domain

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