Sevastopol (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Sevastopol (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Leo Tolstoy
     
 

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After his involvement in the Siege of Sevastopol (1854-55), Leo Tolstoy decided to write this collection of three fictional sketches about the experience. “Sevastopol in December” takes the reader on a tour of the city, including a makeshift hospital with wounded soldiers. “Sevastopol in May” and “Sevastopol in August”

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After his involvement in the Siege of Sevastopol (1854-55), Leo Tolstoy decided to write this collection of three fictional sketches about the experience. “Sevastopol in December” takes the reader on a tour of the city, including a makeshift hospital with wounded soldiers. “Sevastopol in May” and “Sevastopol in August” continue the narrative, analyzing what war is—futile, he concludes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411437715
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
137
File size:
173 KB

Meet the Author

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), Russian novelist and philosopher, is widely considered to be one of the world’s greatest writers. His notions of Christian anarchism, pacifism, and reform are clearly outlined in his philosophical works. His masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina are among the foremost embodiments of realistic fiction.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 9, 1828
Date of Death:
November 20, 1910
Place of Birth:
Tula Province, Russia
Place of Death:
Astapovo, Russia
Education:
Privately educated by French and German tutors; attended the University of Kazan, 1844-47

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