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War and Peace

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THE ACCLAIMED TRANSLATION BY RICHARD PEVEAR AND LARISSA VOLOKHONSKY'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 TimesFrom sophisticated Moscow soirees to breathless troika rides through the snow, from the bloody front line at Austerlitz to a wife's death in childbirth, Tolstoy conjures a broad panorama of rich, messy, beautiful and debased human life. We follow the fates of open-hearted, impulsive Pierre Bezukhov, his melancholy friend Prince Andrei and the enchanting Natasha Rostov, as history and fiction are combined in one of the wisest and most enthralling novels ever written.'A joy to read... The sense of actually being in the skin of these people is phenomenally, brilliantly rendered by this translation' Simon SchamaThe Vintage Classic Russians Series: Published for the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution, these are must-have, beautifully designed editions of six epic masterpieces that have survived controversy, censorship and suppression to influence decades of thought and artistic expression.

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Authors Leo N. Tolstoi, Leo Tolstoy
Assisted by Richard Pevear (Translation), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translation)
Publisher Vintage UK
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 05.01.2017
 
EAN 9781784871949
ISBN 978-1-78487-194-9
No. of pages 1296
Dimensions 153 mm x 216 mm x 55 mm
Series Vintage Classics
Vintage Classic Russians Series
Vintage Classic Russians Series
Vintage Classics
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

Russia, FICTION / Literary

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