Rafael Sabatini is an Italian and English writer of novels, short stories and plays of romance and adventure. His most famous works have been screened into the popular films Captain Blood and Scaramouche. Sabatini's literature is usually associated with a fiction in a historic settings full of political intrigue and religion. His works teach us eternal values, such as honor, dignity and courage. The author is distinguished by critics as a master of entertaining literature imbued by clever dialogues and vivid plots.
The book “The Strolling Saint” is not a typical Sabatini's novel. The central idea of the novel is a religious franticism. The main hero stumbles around trying to break free of the chain of religion his mother has put in. As a result one of the fundamental concept is proved - the fated will happen. It’s an exciting novel filled with interesting commentaries on the church, false piousness, and lust. A good choice for anyone who loves old time adventures and deep reflections about life and fate!