Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated (Paperback)

Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated By Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Andrew Barger (Editor) Cover Image

Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated (Paperback)

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"Anna Karenina" and "War and Peace" branded Tolstoy as one of the greatest writers in modern history. Few, however, have read his wonderful short stories. Now, in one collection, are the 20 greatest short stories of Leo Tolstoy, which give a snapshot of Russia and its people in the late nineteenth century. A fine introduction is given by Andrew Barger. Annotations are included of difficult Russian terms. There is also a Tolstoy biography at the start of the book with photos of Tolstoy's relatives. The classic stories include:


A Candle

After the Dance

Albert

Alyosha the Pot

An Old Acquaintance

Does a Man Need Much Land?

If You Neglect the Fire You Don't Put It Out

Khodinka: An Incident of the Coronation of Nicholas II

Lucerne

Memoirs of a Lunatic

My Dream

Recollections of a Scorer

The Empty Drum

The Long Exile

The Posthumous Papers of the Hermit Fedor Kusmich

The Young Tsar

There Are No Guilty People

Three Deaths

Two Old Men

What Men Live By

Product Details ISBN: 9781933747156
ISBN-10: 1933747153
Publisher: Bottletree Books
Publication Date: August 1st, 2009
Pages: 396
Language: English