The Forty Days Of Musa Dagh by Franz Werfel

This novel is a gripping historical fiction that recounts the harrowing tale of Armenian villagers who resist their deportation by the Ottoman Empire during the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Centered around the heroic stand of the people of Musa Dagh, the narrative delves into the struggle for survival, unity, and defiance against overwhelming odds. Through the lens of this resistance, the book explores themes of identity, resilience, and the human spirit's capacity to fight for freedom and justice. It serves as a poignant reminder of a dark chapter in history, highlighting the courage and determination of those who fought against their oppressors.

The 1486th greatest book of all time


Published
1933
Nationality
Austrian
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
800-1000
Words
Unknown
Original Language
German

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