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Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Ben-Hur

Interesting facts about the Lew Wallace book Ben-Hur, and its subsequent life on film 1. It was the bestselling American novel of the nineteenth century. Lew Wallace’s novel Ben-Hur (1880) even outsold that other runaway bestseller, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852). And this was despite slow sales: in the first seven months it […]