Anna Karenina seems to have everything - beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until the moment she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky. Their subsequent affair scandalizes society and family alike, and soon brings [...]
The story of the life and death at the age of forty-five, of a high court prosecutor in 19th-century Russia, it is an intense and moving examination of loss and the possibilities of redemption, in which Tolstoy explores the dichotomy between the artificial and the authentic life.
Erschienen: 15.10.2012 / Lieferfrist: 1-3 Wochen (kurzfristig nicht lieferbar)
Describing family life set against the backdrop of war, this novel follows the fortunes of the Bolkonsky and Rostov families as Napoleon's armies sweep through Europe, invade Russia and end in Napoleon's defeat. It captures national events, private experiences of [...]
Informationen zum Autor. Rosamund Bartlett has published widely in the fields of Russian literature and music. Her books include Wagner and Russia (CUP) and Shostakovitch in Context (OUP), as well as biographies of Chekhov and Tolstoy. Her life of Tolstoy was longlisted for [...]
A pairing of Tolstoy's most spiritual and existential works of fiction and nonfiction from the renowned translator of Turgenev and Chekhov.
Describes the emotions and fears of childhood as this trilogy follows a young boy as he grows up.
Erschienen: 29.03.2012 / Lieferfrist: 3-5 Wochen (Titel wird speziell besorgt)
Anna Karenina ist neben Effi Briest und Madame Bovary die wohl berühmteste Ehebrecherin der Weltliteratur. Glücklos mit einem hohen Beamten verheiratet, verfällt die bezaubernde, kluge und sanftmütige Anna dem jungen Offizier Graf Wronski in unwiderstehlicher Liebe. Eine [...]
Trapped in a stifling marriage, Anna Karenina is swept off her feet by the dashing Count Vronsky. When the truth about their passionate liaison comes out, Anna's husband is more concerned with keeping up appearances than anything else, but at last he seeks a reluctant divorce.
A story that revolves around the young landowner's Yevgeny irrepressible lust for Stepanida, a sensual peasant woman. Even when he gets married to a respectable upper-class lady, he finds himself unable to put an end to his encounters with Stepanida, and becomes [...]
Erschienen: Juli 2009 / Lieferfrist: mind. 4 Wochen (Titel wird speziell besorgt)
Tolstoy's epic masterpiece intertwines the lives of private and public individuals during the time of the Napoleonic wars and the French invasion of Russia. In this revised and updated version of the definitive and highly acclaimed Maude translation, Tolstoy's genius and [...]