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War and Peace (Modern Library Classics)

by Tolstoy

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Published by Modern Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • Fiction / General,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsA.N. Wilson (Introduction), Constance Garnett (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages1424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9790641M
    ISBN 100345472403
    ISBN 109780345472403
    OCLC/WorldCa56555275

    War and Peace centers broadly on Napoleon's invasion of Russia in and follows three of the best-known characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a count who is fighting for his inheritance and yearning for spiritual fulfillment; Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, who leaves behind his family to fight in the war against. Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace Table of Contents. War and Peace (Fiction, , pages) This title is not on Your Bookshelf. [Add to Shelf] (0 / 10 books on shelf) BOOK ONE: 1. CHAPTER I 2. CHAPTER II 3. CHAPTER III 4. CHAPTER IV 5. CHAPTER V 6. CHAPTER VI 7. CHAPTER VII 8. CHAPTER VIII 9.

    A summary of Books Two–Three in Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of War and Peace and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. A summary of Books Six–Seven in Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of War and Peace and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

    About War and Peace. A stunning clothbound Hardcover Classics edition of Tolstoy’s great novel, one of the undisputed masterpieces of world literature. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read At a glittering society party in St. Petersburg in , conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. War and Peace is a commendable attempt to boil down Tolstoy's long, difficult novel into minutes' screen time. In recreating the the social and personal upheavals attending Napoleon's 43%.


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War and Peace opens in the Russian city of St. Petersburg inas Napoleon’s conquest of western Europe is just beginning to stir fears in Russia. Many of the novel’s characters are introduced at a society hostess’s party, among them Pierre Bezukhov, the socially awkward but likeable illegitimate son of a rich count, and Andrew Bolkonski, the intelligent and ambitious son of a retired military gama-uk.com by: Book II.

Nikolay Rostov and Prince Andrey undergo their first war experience at the battle of Schöngraben. They each discover the ineffectuality of the individual in a mass situation.

Nikolay accepts being a"cog in a machine" and Andrey rejects being part of the administering forces, choosing, instead, to fight at the front.

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