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War and Peace : Wordsworth Classics - TOLSTOY LEO

War and Peace

Wordsworth Classics


Published: September 1995
For Ages: 18+ years old
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Wordsworth Classics covers a huge list of beloved works of literature in English and translations. This growing series is rigorously updated, with scholarly introductions and notes added to new titles.
War and Peace is a vast epic centred on Napoleon's war with Russia. While it expresses Tolstoy's view that history is an inexorable process which man cannot influence, he peoples his great novel with a cast of over five hundred characters. Three of these, the artless and delightful Natasha Rostov, the world-weary Prince Andrew Bolkonsky and the idealistic Pierre Bezukhov illustrate Tolstoy's philosophy in this novel of unquestioned mastery. This translation is one which received Tolstoy's approval.

Introductionp. vii
Note On The Translationp. xvii
Select Bibliographyp. xviii
Chronology Of Leo Tolstoyp. xix
Principal Charactersand Guide To Pronunciationp. xxi
Dates Of Principal Eventsp. xxiii
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First Epiloguep. 1207
Second Epiloguep. 1265
Appendix Some Words About 'war And Peace'(Published in Russian Archive, 1868)p. 1307
Notes[M] indicates that the note is the translator'sp. 1317
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ISBN: 9781853260629
ISBN-10: 1853260622
Series: Wordsworth Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1024
Published: September 1995
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8  x 5.3
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Type: New edition