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Tolstoy, Leo War and Peace
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Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace

€ 28.95

This beautiful Penguin Classics clothbound edition of Tolstoy's great novel is translated with an introduction and notes by Anthony Briggs, and with an afterword by Orlando Figes.

At a glittering society party in 'st Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon's army marches on Russia, and the lives of three young people are changed forever. The stories of quixotic Pierre, cynical Andrey and impetuous Natasha interweave with a huge cast, from aristocrats and peasants to soldiers and Napoleon himself. In War and Peace, Tolstoy entwines grand themes - conflict and love, birth and death, free will and faith - with unforgettable scenes of nineteenth-century Russia, to create a magnificent epic of human life in all its imperfection and grandeur.

Anthony Briggs's superb translation combines stirring, accessible prose with fidelity to Tolstoy's original, while Orlando Figes's afterword discusses the novel's vast scope and depiction of Russian identity.

This edition also contains appendices, notes, a list of prominent characters and maps.

'A masterpiece... This new translation is excellent' - Anthony Beevor

Text in English


Taal / Language : English

Extra informatie: 
Hardback
1440 pagina's
Januari 2016
1212 gram
205 x 136 x 66 mm
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