War and peace google books

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War and Peace - graf Leo Tolstoy - Google книги

War and Peace. At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in , conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. 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. Orphaned at nine, he was brought up by an elderly aunt and educated by French tutors until he matriculated at Kazan University in In , he gave up his studies and, after several aimless years, volunteered for military duty in the army, serving as a junior officer in the Crimean War before retiring in
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LEO TOLSTOY WAR AND PEACE audiobook part5. Russian classics

He is usually referred to as Leo Tolstoy. He was a Russian author who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. He also wrote plays and numerous philosophical essays. Tolstoy had a profound moral crisis and spiritual awakening in the 's which he outlined in his work, A Confession. His literal interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus, centering on the Sermon on the Mount, caused him to become a fervent Christian anarchist and pacifist. She was the daughter of a court physician. They had 13 children, eight of whom survived childhood.

I'm not a translation expert on this book but I've compared this translation to others and this one seems best. It holds just the right amount of tradition for things like keeping the names the way
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He is usually referred to as Leo Tolstoy. He was a Russian author who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. He also wrote plays and numerous philosophical essays. Tolstoy had a profound moral crisis and spiritual awakening in the 's which he outlined in his work, A Confession. His literal interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus, centering on the Sermon on the Mount, caused him to become a fervent Christian anarchist and pacifist. She was the daughter of a court physician.

I read Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" when I was in middle school at a time I was too young to really appreciate it as anything but an accomplishment that impressed my teachers at the time. And even An epic that spans multiple intrigues of the lives of its principal characters. A story that is remembered for its immensity and scope and recommended to all of those who enjoy to read literary fiction. Tolstoy's life was defined by moral and artistic seeking and by conflict with himself and his surroundings. Of the old nobility, he began by living the usual, dissipated life of a man of his class; however, his inner compulsion for moral self-justification led him in a different direction. In he became a soldier in the Caucasus and began to publish even while stationed there Childhood [] and other works.

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