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War and Peace (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

War and Peace (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

by Leo Tolstoy

Hardcover(Bonded Leather)

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Overview


When Napoleon invades Russia in 1812 it forever changes those engulfed by the violence. Although told on a panoramic scale, War and Peace explores how the chaos of battle, the horror of death and bloodshed, and the expression of love and valor affect the personal lives of three principal characters:  the courageous Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, the idealistic Pierre Bezukhov, and the nobly born beauty Natasha Rostov.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435169876
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 12/27/2019
Series: Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions Series
Edition description: Bonded Leather
Pages: 896
Sales rank: 69,956
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.12(h) x (d)

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