The Greatest Hits of Russian Literature

The Greatest Hits of Russian Literature

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Overview

This massive anthology of over a dozen books will give you plenty to choose from on that long trip.

Works Include:
Anna Karenina
The Bishop and Other Stories
The Brothers Karamazov
Crime and Punishment
Dead Souls
The Death of Ivan Ilych
The Chorus Girl and Other Stories
A House of Gentlefolk
Kingdom of God is Within You
The Idiot
The Inspector-General
A Nobleman's Nest
The Rendezvous
War and Peace
The Wife and Other Stories

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940014490269
Publisher: Douglas Editions
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 898,141
File size: 14 MB
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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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