The famous russian author leo tolstoy wrote war and peace in 1865 it is a story about the lives of the russian royal family from 1805 to 1815. War and peace, epic historical novel by leo tolstoy, originally published as voyna i mir in 1865-69 this panoramic study of early 19th-century russian society, noted for its mastery of realistic detail and variety of psychological analysis, is generally regarded as one of the world's greatest novels. War and peace is a vast epic centred on napoleon's war with russia while it expresses tolstoy's view that history is an inexorable process which man cannot influence, he peoples his great novel with a cast of over five hundred characters. Free online library: tolstoy, leo - war and peace by leo tolstoy book six: 1808-10 - chapter iv - best known authors and titles are available on the free online library.
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Leo tolstoy was a russian novelist known for his renowned works: war and peace and anna karina his philosophy of life was one of christian anarchism, a philosophy that lays mistrust on all legal and political institutions of the state and a philosophy that adheres to nonviolence and pacifism. The doodle presented in a slide-show format highlighted the best works by the russian author with the likes of war and peace (1869), anna karenina (1878) and the death of ivan ilych (1886) - leo. War and peace by leo tolstoy - then novel war and peace was written by a famous russian author leo tolstoy in 1865 the novel describes the war with napoleon in which. Leo tolstoy (1828-1910), a giant of world literature, is the author of many classics, including war and peace and anna karenina george gibian was goldwin smith professor of russian and comparative literature at cornell university.
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