War And Peace

War And Peace

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Hailed as one of the greatest novels of all time and a classic of world literature, War and Peace is a tale of strivers in a world fraught with conflict, social and political change, and spiritual confusion, Tolstoy's magnificent work continues to entertain, enlighten, and inspire readers around the world. Both an intimate study of individual passions and an epic history of Russia and its people, 'War and Peace' is nothing more or less than a complete portrait of human existence. Among its many unforgettable characters is Prince Andrey Bolkonsky, a proud, dashing man who, despising the artifice of high society, joins the army to achieve glory. Badly wounded at Austerlitz, he begins to discover the emptiness of everything to which he has devoted himself. His death scene is considered one of the greatest passages in Russian literature. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon's army marches on Russia, and the lives of three young people are changed forever. The stories of quixotic Pierre, cynical Andrey and impetuous Natasha interweave with a huge cast, from aristocrats and peasants, to soldiers and Napoleon himself. In War and Peace (1868-9), Tolstoy entwines grand themes—conflict and love, birth and death, free will and fate.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Leo Tolstoy
Publisher : Samaira Book Publishers
Release : 2019-01-16
File : 1060 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9789387550308


The Decembrists

The Decembrists

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"The Decembrists" by Leo Tolstoy (translated by Nathan Haskell Dole). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

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Genre : Art
Author by : Leo Tolstoy
Publisher : Good Press
Release : 2021-04-10
File : 54 Pages
ISBN-13 : EAN:4064066465452


War And Peace

War And Peace

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Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic Wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy's genius is seen clearly in the multitude of characters in this massive chronicle--all of them fully realized and equally memorable. Out of this complex narrative emerges a profound examination of the individual's place in the historical process, one that makes it clear why Thomas Mann praised Tolstoy for his Homeric powers and placed War and Peace in the same category as the Iliad": " "To read him . . . is to find one's way home . . . to everything within us that is fundamental and sane."

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Author by : graf Leo Tolstoy
Publisher : New York : [s.n.
Release : 1889
File : 7430 Pages
ISBN-13 : UCBK:C046830873


War And Peace

War And Peace

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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic Wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy’s genius is seen clearly in the multitude of characters in this massive chronicle—all of them fully realized and equally memorable. Out of this complex narrative emerges a profound examination of the individual’s place in the historical process, one that makes it clear why Thomas Mann praised Tolstoy for his Homeric powers and placed War and Peace in the same category as the Iliad: “To read him . . . is to find one’ s way home . . . to everything within us that is fundamental and sane.”

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Leo Tolstoy
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2011-10-05
File : 1296 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780307806581


Anna Kar Nina

Anna Kar Nina

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Author by : graf Leo Tolstoy
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Release : 1899
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : UCBK:B000731050


War And Peace

War And Peace

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"In October, 1805, a Russian army was occupy-ing the villages and towns of the Archduchy of Austria, and yet other regiments freshly arriving from Russia were settling near the fortress of Braunau and burdening the inhabitants on whom they were quartered. Braunau was the headquar-ters of the commander in chief, Kutúzov."

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Author by : Leo Tolstoy
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Release : 2020-08-09
File : 182 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9798673850084


Tolstoy Together 85 Days Of War And Peace With Yiyun Li

Tolstoy Together 85 Days Of War And Peace With Yiyun Li

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A reader's companion for Tolstoy's epic novel, War and Peace, inspired by the online book club led by Yiyun Li. For the writer Yiyun Li, whenever life has felt uncertain, War and Peace has been the novel she turns to. In March 2020, as the pandemic tightened its grip, Li and A Public Space launched #TolstoyTogether, a War and Peace book club, on Twitter and Instagram, gathering a community (that came to include writers such as Joyce Carol Oates, Garth Greenwell, and Carl Phillips) for 85 days of prompts, conversation, succor, and pleasure. It was an experience shaped not only by the time in which they read but also the slow, consistent rhythm of the reading. And the extraordinary community that gathered for a moment each day to discuss Tolstoy, history, and the role of art in a time like this. Tolstoy Together captures that moment, and offers a guided, communal experience for past and new readers, lovers of Russian literature, and all those looking for what Li identifies as "his level-headedness and clear-sightedness offer[ing] a solidity during a time of duress.

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Genre : Literary Collections
Author by : Yiyun Li
Publisher : Public Space Books
Release : 2021-08-10
File : 256 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1734590769


War And Peace And War

War And Peace And War

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In War and Peace and War, Peter Turchin uses his expertise in evolutionary biology to offer a bold new theory about the course of world history. Turchin argues that the key to the formation of an empire is a society’s capacity for collective action. He demonstrates that high levels of cooperation are found where people have to band together to fight off a common enemy, and that this kind of cooperation led to the formation of the Roman and Russian empires, and the United States. But as empires grow, the rich get richer and the poor get poorer, conflict replaces cooperation, and dissolution inevitably follows. Eloquently argued and rich with historical examples, War and Peace and War offers a bold new theory about the course of world history with implications for nations today.

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Genre : History
Author by : Peter Turchin
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2007-02-27
File : 416 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781101126912


War And Peace

War And Peace

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Reproduction of the original: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoi

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Leo Tolstoi
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2018-04-04
File : 1120 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9783732632848


War And Peace

War And Peace

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Undeniably epic in scale, Tolstoy's masterpiece has intimidated readers since it was published in 1869—until now. This deluxe mini edition makes this massive yet masterful work accessible to readers, who can get to know the greatest novel ever written in just one sitting. It includes comprehensive summaries of each book of War and Peace along with descriptive character profiles, an introduction, and biography of Leo Tolstoy, complemented with two-color illustrations throughout.

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Genre : Humor
Author by : Joelle Herr
Publisher : Running Press
Release : 2014-09-30
File : 248 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780762455607