Leo Tolstoys 5 Greatest Novellas Annotated Andrew Barger

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Leo Tolstoys 5 Greatest Novellas Annotated by Andrew Barger
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After reading War & Peace, Fyodor Dostoevsky put the book down and said, The fool hath said in heart there is no God. Yet, Tolstoys shorter novels (i.e., novellas) are filled with all the war, adventure, comedy, religion, tragedy, and RussianMoreAfter reading War & Peace, Fyodor Dostoevsky put the book down and said, The fool hath said in heart there is no God. Yet, Tolstoys shorter novels (i.e., novellas) are filled with all the war, adventure, comedy, religion, tragedy, and Russian tradition that inhabit the longer novels of the Russian bear of literature.Andrew Barger, editor of the best selling anthology, Leo Tolstoys 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated, has gathered the very best of Tolstoys novellas into one remarkable collection that includes hundreds of annotations of difficult Russian terms and sheds light on historic figures mentioned in the stories.

But there is much more to this anthology. Andrew has included a short biography on Tolstoy and a chronology of his life and publications. Read these fascinating novellas today:1) The Invaders - A Russian team moves against Shamyl and his Islamic army in the Caucasus, which is based on Tolstoys military experiences in the 1850s.2) The Death of Ivan Ilyich - When a man who has done good his entire life is stricken with an illness, it makes him question everything.3) Two Hussars - When a hell-raiser takes lodging in a small Russian city, debauchery is inevitable but will it be matched years later by his son?4) Father Sergius - The taboo subject of a priest being subjected to physical temptation is explored in one of Tolstoys most scandalous stories.5) Master & Man - By the end of this snowstorm adventure, you will be asking yourself, Who is the master and who is the servant?What do some of the worlds greatest literary minds have to say about the works of Tolstoy:A second Shakespeare.

Gustave FlaubertNo English novelist is as great as Tolstoy. E.M. ForsterThe greatest Russian writer of prose fiction. Vladimir NabokovThe greatest of all novelists. Virginia WoolfRead the shorter novels of Leo Tolstoy today.



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