While I have doubts about the truth of everything said in the book it does give flesh to the turmoil in East Asia that followed the Bolshevik Revolution in the early 20th century, not in Russia as the official blurb says. It will keep your attention and while it entertains with action it also gives you a ground up view of the inhuman and barbarous struggle that went on in those years. This was This is very exciting, moving from one adventure to another much like an Indiana Jones movie. This was recommended by the author of Twentieth Century Mongolia, which was a top-notch history. Worth reading. Definitely guy stuff.

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Mokasa The Soviet penin exhumed his body to confirm his identity and that he was really dead. Time after time he was put in the delicate position of being the bargainer between warring groups, and ultimately, only incredible luck and his friendship with the Hutuktu of Narabanchi Monastery saw him through.

The Power of Now Eckhart Tolle. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski Init was translated into Polish and then into several other languages. The breath of the desert; the account of a journey antono Algeria and Tunisia by Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski Book 9 editions published between and in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Want to Read saving…. Return to Book Page. This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat Man and mystery in Asia by Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski Book 21 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. In he was responsible for transfer of many tsarist and White Russian documents to the Entente, including proofs many apparently forged of German support confirmed later from German archives for Lenin and his Bolsheviks so-called Sisson Documents.

When published in the United States, this book caused a sensation and became a best-seller. In Manchuria, he also became one of the leaders of the considerable Polish diaspora and published his first novel in PolishNoc Night. Init was translated into Polish and then into odsendowski other languages. Many of his books were confiscated from the libraries and burnt. Beas Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski was a Polish writer, journalist, traveler, globetrotter, explorer, anti-communist, university professor, a member of the French Academy, political activist.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. After the outbreak of World War IOssendowski published several more books, including a science fiction novel, a propaganda novel on German spies in Russia and a brochure describing German and Austro-Hungarian war crimes. At the same time, in late he published his first book in English: Beasts, Men and Gods.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Only sincehis work can be officially published in Poland again. Il mistero del Re del Mondo. In he converted to Catholicism previously being a Lutheranand the following year, he joined the ranks of the underground National Party.

Refresh and try again. The Ice Monster David Walliams. Project Page Feedback Known Problems. The fire of desert folk; the account of a journey through Morocco by Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski Book 17 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Edyta Kisiel rated it liked it Oct 03, Janek Tarnas rated it it was amazing Feb 15, He served at various posts, among others as an intelligence officer, an envoy to the intervention corps from the United States and an assistant to the Polish 5th Rifle Division of Maj.

A Moral History of the Russian People — org. Ferdynand Ossendowski aantoni a Pole who found himself in Siberia and on the losing side during the Bolshevik Revolution. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Create This Book Moriah Elizabeth. Bartek Kokot rated it liked it Dec 01, Michau Ossencowski rated it it was amazing Apr 23, It was not until that his books were again published openly in Poland.

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Per la descrizione del suo viaggio in Crimea e a Costantinopoli ricevette le sue prime royalty. Da San Pietroburgo alla Cina[ modifica modifica wikitesto ] Nel fu rilasciato dalla prigione con un cosiddetto " Biglietto Lupo ", che gli impediva di trovare un lavoro o di lasciare la Russia. Prestando servizi in varie mansioni, tra gli altri, come ufficiale dei servizi segreti , inviato al Corpo di intervento degli Stati Uniti e come assistente polacco alla quinta divisione del maggior Walerian Czuma. Dopo un viaggio di parecchie migliaia di chilometri il gruppo raggiunse la Mongolia, dove gli venne concesso il diritto di cittadinanza dal misterioso barone Roman von Ungern-Sternberg. La filosofia del Barone era una confusa miscela di nazionalismo russo con le credenze cinesi e mongole.


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His family was of Lipka Tatar descent. He studied at the famous gymnasium in Kamieniec Podolski , but he moved with his father, a renowned doctor, to Saint Petersburg , where he graduated from a Russian language school. Then he joined the mathematical-physical faculty of the local university, where he studied chemistry. As an assistant to professor Aleksander Zalewski , he traveled to many distant areas, including Siberia , the Caucasus and the Altay Mountains. For his description of his trip to Crimea and Constantinople , he received his first royalty.


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