Leo Tolstoy - His Life And Work

Leo Tolstoy - His Life And Work

by Leo Tolstoy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594624377
Publisher: Standard Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/08/2007
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.93(d)

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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