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War and Peace
War and Peace
Tolstoy, Leo2012
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It was acclaimed author Leo Tolstoy's finest literary achievement. War and Peace, the story of five wealthy families of the Russian aristocracy during and after Napoleon's invasion of Russia, is also considered to be one of the finest novels of all time. This new Canterbury Classics edition opens with an introduction by a leading literary critic who sheds light on this complicated yet ultimately rewarding and fascinating work.<BR><BR>Perfect for Tolstoy devotees as well as those new to this legendary work, this edition of War and Peace is sure to be a classic.
Main title:
War and Peace / Leo Tolstoy
AUTHOR:
Tolstoy, Leo, AuthorHilbert, Ernest, Author of introduction, etcMaude, Aylmer, TranslatorMaude, Louise, Translator
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Thunder Bay Press, 2012
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
Biography/History:
Leo Tolstoy, or Count Lyev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (September 9, 1828 &#8211; November 20, 1910), was a Russian author, essayist, and philosopher whose contributions include two of the greatest literary masterpieces of all time, War and Peace, and Anna Karenina.Ernest Hilbert received his doctorate in English Language and Literature from Oxford University in 2000. He has served as editor for the Oxford Quarterly, Random House&#8217;s magazine Bold Type, and the Contemporary Poetry Review. His writing has appeared in American Scholar, The New Republic, The New Criterion, London Magazine, Yale Review, and many other publications. He is an antiquarian bookseller with the firm Bauman Rare Books, where he has had the pleasure of placing many Charles Dickens first editions of into private and public collections.
ISBN:
9781607108795
Language:
English
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