Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski





Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski


Born
in Ludza, Latvia
May 27, 1876

Died
January 03, 1945

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Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski was a Polish writer, journalist, traveler, globetrotter, explorer, anti-communist, university professor, a member of the French Academy, political activist.

After World War II all his books were covered by the censors in Poland because of his anti-communist beliefs. Only since 1989, his work can be officially published in Poland again.

He is best known for his books:

Beasts, Men and Gods – 1922
(org. title: Przez kraj ludzi, zwierząt i bogów. Konno przez Azję Centralną)

The Shadow of the Gloomy East: A Moral History of the Russian People – 1923
(org. title: Cień ponurego Wschodu. Za kulisami życia rosyjskiego)

Lenin: God of the Godless – 1930
(org. title: Lenin)


Average rating: 3.96 · 347 ratings · 37 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Przez kraj ludzi, zwierząt ...

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Lenin

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The Shadow of the Gloomy East

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Man and Mystery in Asia

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The Breath of the Desert th...

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From President to Prison 1925

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Wańko z Lisowa

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Wśród czarnych

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Biały Kapitan

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1939
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Lisowczycy

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