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eBook War and Peace (Everyman's Library) ePub
Author: Leo Tolstoy
Language: English
ISBN: 0307700755
ISBN13: 978-0307700759
Publisher: Everyman's Library; Reprint edition (December 21, 2010)
Category: Classics
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.1
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These books by Everyman' Library are very nice for the money and quite attractve

These books by Everyman' Library are very nice for the money and quite attractve. The only con I had, and it really is a small one, was that the titles on the spine did not match up, and for a set of books, this was distracting.

Tolstoy once said famously that War and Peace was not meant to be a novel at all. Like all great works of art, it. . Like all great works of art, it certainly defies all conventions. Set against the historical events of the Napoleonic Wars, its complex narrative development is a long way from the tidy plot structure of the European novel in its nineteenth-century form. War and Peace was originally conceived and drafted as a novel about the Decembrists, a group of liberal army officers who rose up in a failed attempt to impose a constitution on the Tsar in December 1825.

COUNT LEO TOLSTOY was born in 1828 on the family estate of Yasnaya Polyana in the Tula province. In 1851 he joined an artillery regiment in the Caucasus. Tolstoy wrote two great novels, War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), as well as many short stories and essays. Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828 - 1910. War and peace, Leo Tolstoy ; a new translation by Anthony Briggs ; with an introduction by Orlando Figes.

Librivox public domain recording of War and Peace, Book 01, by Leo Tolstoy. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest novels. War and Peace offered a new kind of fiction, with a great many characters caught up in a plot that covered nothing less than the grand subjects indicated by the title, combined with the equally large topics of youth, age and marriage. While today it is considered a novel, it broke so many novelistic conventions of its day that many critics of Tolstoy's time did not consider it as such.

Tolstoy describes the wars, and in particular the battles of Austerlitz (1805) and Borodino (1812) in vivid detail and . The characters in the book are various and present the different ideas Tolstoy tries to infuse into his narration

Tolstoy describes the wars, and in particular the battles of Austerlitz (1805) and Borodino (1812) in vivid detail and apparently very accurately from a historic point of view. The characters of Napoleon and Kutuzov (the Russian army leader) take active part in the narration, with the lesser leaders (Bagration, de Tolli, Davoux) also getting enough attention to build a complete and interesting story. The characters in the book are various and present the different ideas Tolstoy tries to infuse into his narration. They are all, without exception, extremely believable and well developed.

In Russia's struggle with Napoleon, Tolstoy saw a tragedy that involved all mankind

In Russia's struggle with Napoleon, Tolstoy saw a tragedy that involved all mankind. Tolstoy gave his personal approval to this In Russia's struggle with Napoleon, Tolstoy saw a tragedy that involved all mankind.

Items related to War and Peace (Everyman's Library Classics). Leo Tolstoy was born in central Russia on 9 September 1828. In 1852 he published his first work, the autobiographical Childhood. Leo Tolstoi War and Peace (Everyman's Library Classics). ISBN 13: 9781857150964. War and Peace (Everyman's Library Classics). He served in the army during the Crimean War and his Sevastopol Sketches (1855-6) are based on his experiences. His two most popular masterpieces are War and Peace (1864-69) and Anna Karenina (1875-8).

Tuesday, October 15, 2013. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. The Complete Works of Leo Tolstoy. Moscow, Pravda, 1984. Illustrator D. Shmarinov. Tags: russian artists, Shmarinov.

Leo Tolstoy Last week, out of around 32,000 people who got books from the site - 8 people gave donations.

Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook Pages (PDF): 1,787 Publication Date: 1869, this is a translation by Louise and Aylmer Maude. These books can take me from 2 to 10 hours to create. I want to keep them free, but need some support to be able to do so. If you can, please make a small donation (the average is £. 0).

Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece of world literature in a 3-volume boxed set in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers.
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