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Details“Life did not stop, and one had to live . . .” July 1805, St Petersburg, Russia: A country on the brink of attack. A city on the threshold of war and disruption. Five Russian families will find out just how their lives are going to entangle during the ensuing years of war and peace . . . Opening at Anna Pavlovna’s soirée, Tolstoy’s War and Peace introduces you to characters—such as the misfit, illegitimate son Pierre, the analytical and loner Prince Andrew, the sexually alluring Helene, and the impulsive and lively Natasha, who plays the pivotal role—whose minds and actions prove to be the laboratory where Tolstoy, with a psychologist’s deftness and an artist’s vision, lays bare the frailties and manias that make up the human psyche. An explosive tale of epic proportions, War and Peace, one of the best known Russian historical novels, is as much a story of love and adultery as it is of war and death. With a deep insight into the war-stricken Russia, it underlines the irrational motives of human behaviour in both war and peacABOUT THE AUTHOR: Russian author Leo Tolstoy wrote the acclaimed novels War and Peace, Anna Karenina and The Death of Ivan Ilyich, and still ranks among the world's top writers. On September 9, 1828, Leo Tolstoy was born in Tula Province, Russia. In the 1860s, he wrote his first great novel, War and Peace. In 1873, Tolstoy set to work on the second of his best known novels, Anna Karenina. He continued to write fiction throughout the 1880's and 1890's. One of his most successful later works was The Death of Ivan Ilyich. Tolstoy died on November 20, 1910 in Astapovo, Russia.
SKU Code PRK B 2255 Weight in Kg 0.5000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9788175992832 Author Name LEO TOLSTOY Publisher Name FINGERPRINT