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Read online War and Peace (International Collectors Library).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC War and Peace (International Collectors Library) Abridged translation revised by Princess Alexandra Kropotkin Line drawings by Don Sibley by Leo Tolstoy, Alexandra Kropotkin, Don Sibley, J. Franklin Whitman

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War and Peace (International Collectors Library)
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Category:Classics, Fiction, Historical fiction, Russia, Literature
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The Death of Ivan Ilych, Hadji Murad, Resurrection, Anna Karenina, The Cossacks, War and Peace, Childhood, Boyhood, Youth, The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories, The Kreutzer Sonata, A Confession
A Confession an essay by Leo Tolstoy on his religious thoughts shows the great author in process of looking for answers to profound questions that trouble all who take them on What will come of my life and What is the meaning of life these are questions whose answers were an absolute requirement for Tolstoy In the course of the essay Tolstoy shows different attempts to find answers on the examples of science philosophy eastern wisdom and the opinions of his fellow novelists finding no workable solution in any of these Tolstoy recognizes the deep religious convictions of ordinary people as containing the key to true answers The first attempt at its publication took place in Russkaya Mysl No but Tolstoy s work was removed virtually from the whole edition of the journal by Orthodox Church censorship The text was later published in Geneva in Russia as late as Vsemirnyj Vestnik No, This novel in a vibrant new translation by Peter Constantine is Tolstoy s semiautobiographical story of young Olenin a wealthy disaffected Muscovite who joins the Russian army and travels to the untamed frontier of the Caucasus in search of a more authentic life While striving to adopt the rough and ready lifestyle of the local Cossacks Olenin falls in love with a free spirited girl whose fianc turns out to be a formidable opponent Showcasing the philosophical insight that would characterize Tolstoy s later masterpieces this long overdue translation is a revelation, In Leo Tolstoy enlisted in the Russian army and was sent to the Caucasus to help defeat the Chechens During this war a great Avar chieftain Hadji Mur d broke with the Chechen leader Shamil and fled to the Russians for safety Months later while attempting to rescue his family from Shamil s prison Hadji Mur d was pursued by those he had betrayed and after fighting the most heroic battle of his life was killed br br Tolstoy witness to many of the events leading to Hadji Mur d s death set down this story with painstaking accuracy to preserve for future generations the horror nobility and destruction inherent in war, When Marshal of the Nobility Pozdnyshev suspects his wife of having an affair with her music partner his jealousy consumes him and drives him to murder Controversial upon publication in i The Kreutzer Sonata i illuminates Tolstoy s then feverish Christian ideals his conflicts with lust and the hypocrisies of nineteenth century marriage and his thinking on the role of art and music in society br br In her Introduction Doris Lessing shows how relevant i The Kreutzer Sonata i is to our understanding of Tolstoy the artist as well as to feminism and literature This Modern Library Paperback Classic also contains Tolstoy s i Sequel to the Kruetzer Sonata i