Greatest works of Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina & War and Peace

Greatest works of Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina & War and Peace

by Leo Tolstoy

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Greatest works of Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina & War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910) was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories. His two most famous works, the novels “War and Peace” and “Anna Karenina", are acknowledged as two of the greatest novels of all time and a pinnacle of realist fiction. Tolstoy is equally known for his complicated and paradoxical persona and for his extreme moralistic and ascetic views, which he adopted after a moral crisis and spiritual awakening in the 1870s, after which he also became noted as a moral thinker and social reformer. Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays.

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ISBN-13: 9781105383779
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 12/23/2011
Sold by: LULU PRESS
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 707,516
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

A Russian author of novels, short stories, plays, and philosophical essays, Count Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) was born into an aristocratic family and is best known for the epic books War and Peace and Anna Karenina, regarded as two of the greatest works of Russian literature. After serving in the Crimean War, Tolstoy retired to his estate and devoted himself to writing, farming, and raising his large family. His novels and outspoken social polemics brought him world-wide fame.

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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