War and Peace
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.
War And Peace has emerged over time as one of the greatest testaments to individualism, assuring the reader of the enduring value, power, and beauty of the unfettered self.
— Jacob Thorndyke
The appearance of this sumptuously produced twenty-first century edition of War And Peace will delight the countless admirers of Leo 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 literary colossus, and a central figure in the development of the modern novel.
PHILIP DOSSICK is the New York Times critically acclaimed writer and director of the motion picture The P.O.W. He has written for television, including the outstanding drama, Transplant, produced by David Susskind for CBS. His most recent books include Aztecs: Epoch Of Social Revolution, Sex And Dreams, Mark Twain In Seattle, The Naked Citizen: Notes On Privacy In The Twenty-First Century, Raymond Chowder And Bob Skloot Must Die, and The Deposition.