Timeless Classics: Anna Karenina (Illustrated)

Timeless Classics: Anna Karenina (Illustrated)

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Timeless Classics: Anna Karenina (Illustrated) by Leo Tolstoy

*Illustrated
*Includes a table of contents

In the Timeless Classics series, Charles River Editors is republishing civilization’s greatest literary works and bringing them to a new generation via ebooks. Timeless Classics offers a wide range of history’s greatest writing, including the acclaimed fictional stories of Jonathan Swift and Washington Irving, the political treatises of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Karl Marx, the epic poetry of Homer, and more.

Leo Tolstoy (September 9, 1828 – November 20, 1910) was a Russian writer who earned fame and global renown for his novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Writing during the late 19th century, Tolstoy lived during a literary period in which Realism flourished, and today his two novels are considered the apex of realist fiction. Dostoevsky himself declared Anna Karenina "flawless as a work of art," and it is invariably included among discussions of the greatest novels ever.

This edition of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina includes a table of contents and is illustrated.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013827745
Publisher: Charles River Editors
Publication date: 12/09/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 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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