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Tolstoy"s `War and peace"

R. F. Christian

Tolstoy"s `War and peace"

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by R. F. Christian

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tolstoĭ, L. N. -- 1828-1910.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.F. Christian.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18665340M

    With any classic book, but especially a book the length of Tolstoy’s epic War and Peace, it’s easy to be intimidated and avoid reading ’s no need to avoid War and Peace for that reason. Just a few chapters in, you will be pulled in and find yourself racing through it like a thriller bought for light reading at the airport. I read War and Peace on the beach, age Nationality Russian Description. Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (; Russian: Лев Николаевич Толстой, tr. Lev Nikoláyevich Tolstóy; [lʲef nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] (listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] ), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of.

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday said it knew that Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace' was a literary classic and that it didn't mean to suggest that all the books seized by Pune police in the. I was shocked that I liked war and peace but I do. Its a very amazing book. I have a few favorite charectors such as Pierre and Rostove. Denisov grew on me but at first i didn't like him, thought he was arrogant and hostile and I didn't like the way he treated pierre.

    War and Peace (T - Scholastic Library Edition) by Leo Tolstoy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The long description of the battle of Borodino immerses us completely in the"war" area of Tolstoy's novel. No longer concerned with the personal conflict within the souls of specific characters, Tolstoy extends his writing to include the national struggle and the moral force generated on a national scale.


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