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In Desert and Wilderness


In Desert and Wilderness (Polish: W pustyni i w puszczy) is a popular young adult novel by Polish author and Nobel Prize-winning novelist Henryk Sienkiewicz, written in 1911. It is the author's only novel written for children/teenagers. In Desert and Wilderness tells the story of two young friends, Staś Tarkowski (14 years old) and Nel Rawlison (8 years old), kidnapped by rebels during Mahdi's rebellion in Sudan. It was adapted for film twice, in 1973 and in 2001.
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original title: W pustyni i w puszczy
date of publication: 1911
genre: young adult literature, novel
characters: Stanisław Tarkowski, Nel Rawlison, Kali
follows: On the Field of Glory

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