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War and Peace: Dunda Books Classic By Leo Tolstoy
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War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, published in 1869. The work is epic in scale and a well-known work of fiction. It is regarded as Tolstoy's finest literary achievement,... More > along with his other work Anna Karenina (1873–1877). War and Peace delineates in graphic detail events leading up to the French invasion of Russia, and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society, as seen through the eyes of five Russian aristocratic families. Portions of an earlier version of the novel, then known as The Year 1805, were serialized in the magazine The Russian Messenger between 1865 and 1867. The novel was first published in its entirety in 1869. Newsweek in 2009 ranked it top of its list of Top 100 Books. Tolstoy himself, somewhat enigmatically, said of War and Peace that it was "not a novel, even less is it a poem, and still less an historical chronicle."< Less
Words of Wisdom: Leo Tolstoy By Students’ Academy
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Leo Tolstoy is one of the most respected and successful Russian writer. His famous books "War and Peace “,” Anna Karenina and "The Death of Ivan Ilyich" established him on... More > the highest position in the literary world. It is noticeable that his books have been translated into almost all the languages around the world. He is known for his witty remarks and wise sayings. His remarks happen to be full of education and wisdom. Several of the lines produced by this great writer have become very popular quotes today. In the present collection you will find hundreds of his famous lines which will not only entertain and amuse you but also enlighten you. Words of Wisdom: Leo Tolstoy Copyright Introduction Section One Section Two Section Three Section Four Section Five Section Six Section Seven Section Eight Section Nine Section Ten< Less
War and Peace By Leo Tolstoy
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War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy. The work is epic in scale and is regarded as one of the most important works of world literature. It is considered Tolstoy's finest... More > literary achievement, along with his other major prose work Anna Karenina. War and Peace delineates in graphic detail events surrounding the French invasion of Russia, and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society, as seen through the eyes of five Russian aristocratic families. Newsweek in 2009 ranked it first in its list of the Top 100 Books. Tolstoy himself, somewhat enigmatically, said of War and Peace that it was "not a novel, even less is it a poem, and still less an historical chronicle." Large sections of the work, especially in the later chapters, are philosophical discussion rather than narrative. He went on to elaborate that the best Russian literature does not conform to standard norms.< Less
Tolstoy And His Message By Ernest Howard Crosby
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1904. Biography and assessment of Leo Tolstoy's spiritual quest, philosophy and teachings by Crosby, his leading contemporary follower in the United States. Contents: Tolstoy's Boyhood and Manhood;... More > His Great Spiritual Crisis; His Answer to the Riddle of Life; The Basis of his Moral and Social Code; His Teaching Tested by the Christian Spirit; The Christian Teaching in Practice; and The Tolstoy of Today. Along with Fyodor Dostoevsky, one of the giants of 19th Century Russian literature, and widely regarded as among the greatest of novelists. His masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina represent in their scope, breadth and vivid depiction of 19th-century Russian life and attitudes, the peak of realist fiction. Tolstoy's further talents as essayist, dramatist, and educational reformer made him the most influential member of the aristocratic Tolstoy family.< Less
Tolstoy on Shakespeare: A Critical Essay on Shakespeare By Leo Tolstoy
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Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer - novelist, essayist, dramatist and philosopher as well as a pacifist Christian anarchist and educational reformer. As a fiction writer Tolstoy is widely regarded as... More > one of the greatest of all novelists, particularly noted for his masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina. In their scope, breadth and realistic depiction of 19th-century Russian life, the two books stand at the peak of realist fiction. As a moral philosopher Tolstoy was notable for his ideas on nonviolent resistance through works such as The Kingdom of God is Within You. During his life, Tolstoy came to the conclusion that William Shakespeare is a bad dramatist and not a true artist at all. Tolstoy explained his views in a critical essay on Shakespeare written in 1903. It includes the text "Shakespeare's Attitude to the Working Classes" By ERNEST CROSBY And a Letter From G. BERNARD SHAW.< Less
The Craft of Fiction By Percy Lubbock
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The Classic Critique of Fiction So Good It Was Scapegoated "No more substantial or more charming volume of criticism has been published in our time. To say that this is the best book on the... More > subject is probably true but it is more to the point to say that it is the only one." -Times Literary Supplement The reigning masterpiece on the creation and criticism of fiction, The Craft of Fiction is a seminal important work by essayist, and literary critic Percy Lubbock. Lubbock's outlook in this publication is an obvious extension to that of Henry James and he works to illustrate the craft by referencing many important and classic novels including Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary and Henry James' The Ambassadors. The Craft of Fiction is highly recommended for those who enjoy literary criticism works. Every every writer needs a copy on his shelves for ready reference. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
The Craft of Fiction By Percy Lubbock
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The Classic Critique of Fiction So Good It Was Scapegoated "No more substantial or more charming volume of criticism has been published in our time. To say that this is the best book on the... More > subject is probably true but it is more to the point to say that it is the only one." -Times Literary Supplement The reigning masterpiece on the creation and criticism of fiction, The Craft of Fiction is a seminal important work by essayist, and literary critic Percy Lubbock. Lubbock's outlook in this publication is an obvious extension to that of Henry James and he works to illustrate the craft by referencing many important and classic novels including Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary and Henry James' The Ambassadors. The Craft of Fiction is highly recommended for those who enjoy literary criticism works. Every every writer needs a copy on his shelves for ready reference. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Come il sale sopra il caramello By Vivian e Paul Baedthorn
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Quali sono gli ingredienti dell’amore? Tra una cena di compleanno in Costa Azzurra, una bizzarra contessa che parla con Anna Karenina, la sua terribile sorella e il figlio bamboccione, la... More > giovane cuoca Amelie non si trova certo davanti a prove semplici. Ad affrontarle con lei anche un fedele giardiniere, un misterioso chauffeur e una piccola folla di personaggi autentici quanto surreali, perché, sullo sfondo di una villa che si chiama Demi Paradis, tutti provano, ciascuno a suo modo, a scoprire cosa ci sia oltre la metà del Paradiso. La risposta è imprevedibile, come lo è una ricetta che mescola impudentemente dolce e salato. Eppure in quel contrasto, in cui tutto sembra stonare, nasce un sapore nuovo: delicato, ma deciso, pieno e mai stucchevole. Come il sale sopra il caramello.< Less
Come il sale sopra il caramello By Vivian e Paul Baedthorn
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Quali sono gli ingredienti dell’amore? Tra una cena di compleanno in Costa Azzurra, una bizzarra contessa che parla con Anna Karenina, la sua terribile sorella e il figlio bamboccione, la... More > giovane cuoca Amelie non si trova certo davanti a prove semplici. Ad affrontarle con lei anche un fedele giardiniere, un misterioso chauffeur e una piccola folla di personaggi autentici quanto surreali, perché, sullo sfondo di una villa che si chiama Demi Paradis, tutti provano, ciascuno a suo modo, a scoprire cosa ci sia oltre la metà del Paradiso. La risposta è imprevedibile, come lo è una ricetta che mescola impudentemente dolce e salato. Eppure in quel contrasto, in cui tutto sembra stonare, nasce un sapore nuovo: delicato, ma deciso, pieno e mai stucchevole. Come il sale sopra il caramello.< Less
The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ,... More > ˈtɒl-/; Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, pronounced [lʲɛf nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] ( listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852–1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less

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