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Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace


Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace


War And Peace has become one of the most widely read and influential books ever written.  

It reveals the astounding range, subtlety, artistry, and depth of a true original, Leo Tolstoy, author of Anna Karenina and countless other literary masterpieces.

Published in hundreds of editions and translated into virtually every modern language, it has not been out of print since 1869.

* Contains extended historical context and a critical essay: Leo Tolstoy: A Cultural and Historical Perspective, by Ilyá Tolstoy.

LEO TOLSTOY (1828-1910), one of the giants of Russian literature, transformed the art of fiction. Author of numerous novels and short stories, including War And Peace, Anna Karenina, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich, he is considered to be a central figure in the development of the modern novel.

The appearance of this sumptuously produced twenty-first century edition of War And Peace will delight the countless admirers of Leo Tolstoy.

—Matt Travers

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