With An Introduction And Notes By Dr TCBCook Count Leo Tolstoy Is Best Known For War And Peace And Anna Karenina, Commonly Regarded As Amongst The Greatest Novels Ever Written He Also, However, Wrote Many Masterly Short Stories, And This Volume Contains Four Of The Longest And Best In Distinguished Translations That Have Stood The Test Of Time In The Early Story Family Happiness , Tolstoy Explores Courtship And Marriage From The Point Of View Of A Young Wife In The Kreutzer Sonata He Gives Us A Terrifying Study Of Marital Breakdown, In The Devil A Powerful Depiction Of The Power Of Sexual Temptation, And, In Perhaps The Finest Of All, The Death Of Ivan Ilyich , He Portrays The Long Agony Of A Man Gradually Coming To Terms With His Own Mortality Librarian S Note See Alternate Cover Edition Of ISBNHere
commonly Leo Tolstoy in Anglophone countries was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays 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 Many consider Tolstoy to have been one of the world s greatest novelists 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.His literal interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus, centering on the Sermon on the Mount, caused him in later life to become a fervent Christian anarchist and anarcho pacifist His ideas on nonviolent resistance, expressed in such works as The Kingdom of God Is Within You, were to have a profound impact on such pivotal twentieth century figures as Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.
- 304 pages
- The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories
- Leo Tolstoy
- 03 August 2018 Leo Tolstoy