Télécharger le livre :  Childhood, Boyhood and Youth (riverrun editions)

'The beautiful illusion, when reading Tolstoy, is that one is looking directly at the world, as opposed to a depiction' Andrew O'Hagan from his preface to Childhood, Boyhood and YouthPublished in 1852, when he was just twenty-four, Childhood was Tolstoy's first...
Editeur : Riverrun
Parution : 2020-11-12

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Télécharger le livre :  The Death of Ivan Ilyich

'It is only a bruise'A carefree Russian official has what seems to be a trivial accident...One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2016-03-03

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Télécharger le livre :  War and Peace

This is the official tie-in edition to the BBC adaptation of War and Peace with an exclusive introduction written by Andrew Davies.Tolstoy’s beguiling masterpiece entwines love, death and determinism with Russia’s war with Napoleon and its effects on those swept up by...
Editeur : Bbc Digital
Parution : 2015-12-31

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Télécharger le livre :  The Kreutzer Sonata

Pozdnyshev and his wife have a turbulent relationship. When her beauty blossoms after the birth of their children, men begin to flock around her, and he becomes increasingly jealous. Convinced his wife is betraying him with a young musician, his overpowering suspicion...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2015-08-06

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Télécharger le livre :  How Much Land Does A Man Need?

'Although he feared death, he could not stop. 'If I stopped now, after coming all this way - well, they'd call me an idiot!'A pair of short stories about greed, charity, life and death from one of Russia's most influential writers and thinkers.Introducing Little Black...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  A Confession

Describing Tolstoy's crisis of depression and estrangement from the world, A Confession is an autobiographical work of exceptional emotional honesty. It describes his search for 'a practical religion not promising future bliss but giving bliss on earth'. Although the...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2013-10-31

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Télécharger le livre :  Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

Leo Tolstoy began his trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, Youth, in his early twenties. Although he would in his old age famously dismiss it as an 'awkward mixture of fact and fiction', generations of readers have not agreed, finding the novel to be a charming and insightful...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2012-04-05

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Télécharger le livre :  Stop What You’re Doing and Read…To Your Partner: Jane Eyre & Anna Karenina

To mark the publication of Stop What You're Doing and Read This!, a collection of essays celebrating reading, Vintage Classics are releasing 12 limited edition themed ebook 'bundles', to tempt readers to discover and rediscover great books. JANE EYREAs an orphan, Jane's...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2012-02-29

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Télécharger le livre :  War and Peace (Vintage Classic Russians Series)

'If you've never read it, now is the moment. This translation will show that you don't read War and Peace, you live it' The TimesTolstoy's enthralling epic depicts Russia's war with Napoleon and its effects on the lives of those caught up in the conflict. He creates...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-08-31
Collection : Vintage Classic Russians Series
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Télécharger le livre :  Anna Karenina (Vintage Classic Russians Series)

'One of the greatest love stories in world literature' Vladimir NabokovAnna is a beautiful, intelligent woman whose passionate affair with the dashing Count Vronsky leads her to ruin. But her story is also about a search for meaning, and by twinning it with that of...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2010-10-31
Collection : Vintage Classic Russians Series
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Télécharger le livre :  The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

'As good as anything Tolstoy ever wrote... Self-assured, vital, unforgettable' Guardian The...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2010-04-13

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Télécharger le livre :  Last Steps: The Late Writings of Leo Tolstoy

1910. Anna Karenina and War and Peace have made Leo Tolstoy the world's most famous author. But fame comes at a price. In the tumultuous final year of his life, Tolstoy is desperate to find respite, so leaves his large family and the hounding press behind and heads into...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2009-10-29

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Télécharger le livre :  War And Peace

'A book that you don't just read, you live' Simon SchamaTolstoy's magnificent epic begins at a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, where conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon's army marches on...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2009-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina in half the timeAnna Karenina is the heart-wrenching tale of a woman who recklessly throws away everything she has for a passionate affair with a young soldier. Beautiful, popular, wife to a wealthy man and mother to an adored son,Anna seems to be in an...
Editeur : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Parution : 2008-09-18

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Télécharger le livre :  The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

This edition includes: The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Happy Ever After, and The Cossacks. Mortality was one of Tolstoy's most persistent themes, and all of the stories in this volume are connected by this preoccupation, along with the author's simultaneous attempt to help us...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2008-02-28

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Télécharger le livre :  The Cossacks and Other Stories

In 1851, at the age of twenty-two, Tolstoy joined the Russian army and travelled to the Caucasus as a soldier. The four years that followed were among the most significant in his life, and deeply influenced the stories collected here. Begun in 1852 but unfinished for a...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2006-09-28

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Télécharger le livre :  Anna Karenina

'One of the greatest love stories in world literature' Vladimir NabokovThe heroine of Tolstoy's epic of love and self-destruction, Anna Karenina has beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son, but feels that her life is empty until she encounters the impetuous officer...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2006-08-03

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Télécharger le livre :  Master and Man and Other Stories

The ten stories collected in this volume demonstrate Tolstoy's artistic prowess displayed over five decades - experimenting with prose styles and drawing on his own experiences with humour, realism and compassion. Inspired by his experiences in the army, 'The Two...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2005-06-30

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Télécharger le livre :  Resurrection

Serving on a jury at the trial of a prostitute arrested for murder, Prince Nekhlyudov is horrified to discover that the accused is a woman he had once loved, seduced and then abandoned when she was a young servant girl. Racked with guilt at realizing he was the cause of...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2004-02-05

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Télécharger le livre :  What is Art?

During his decades of world fame as a novelist, Tolstoy also wrote prolifically in a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. These works culminated in What is Art?, published in 1898. Impassioned and iconoclastic, this...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 1995-08-31

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