Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace

"Ben-Hur" is a historical novel that tells the story of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish prince from Jerusalem who is enslaved by the Romans after being falsely accused of an attempted assassination. After years of hardship, he becomes a successful charioteer and eventually gets a chance to take revenge on the man who wronged him. Along the way, he encounters Jesus Christ and becomes a follower. The book is a tale of adventure, betrayal, revenge, and redemption set against the backdrop of the life of Christ.

The 970th greatest book of all time


Published
1880
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-700
Words
156,000
Original Language
English

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