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Leo Tolstoy - War & Peace (2nd Hand Paperback)

SKU B000148
  • Format : Thick, 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Fiction - Classics
  • Published : 1869 (This edition - Wordsworth - 2001)
  • ISBN : 9781853260629
  • SKU : B000148
  • PPC : SP700gm
  • Quantity Available : 1 only

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.

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