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Leo Tolstoy
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Count Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910) was born in central Russia. After serving in the Crimean War, he retired to his estate and devoted himself to writing, farming, and raising his large family. His novels and outspoken social polemics brought him world fame.

 

 

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Russian Literature
The Complete Short Novels; The Brothers Karamazov; Crime and Punishment; Dead Souls; Collected Stories; Anna Karenina; The Sportsman's Notebook
Written by Anton Chekhov, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Nikolai Gogol, Alexander Pushkin and Leo Tolstoy


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: December 21, 2010
Price: $168.00

A collection of great and beloved works of Russian literature from classic novels to masterly stories, including translations by award winners Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers.

Titles included:
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Brothers Karamazov by... Read more >

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Anna Karenina

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Revised by Leonard J. Kent and Nina Berberova
Translated by Constance Garnett
Introduction by Mona Simpson


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 10, 2000
Price: $10.95

Considered by some to be the greatest novel ever written, Anna Karenina is Tolstoy's classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of high society in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. A rich and complex masterpiece, the novel charts the disastrous course of a love affair between Anna, a beautiful... Read more >
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Anna Karenina

Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: Hardcover, 1024 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: April 28, 1992
Price: $25.00

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Anna Karenina

Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: Paperback, 1008 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: June 1, 1984
Price: $6.95

A magnificent drama of vengeance, infidelity, and retribution, Anna Karenina is the moving story of people whose emotions conflict with the dominant social mores of their time. Tolstoy's masterful novel is one of
the greatest works of world literature...it is a novel of social realism that perfectly bares the Russian soul... Read more >
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Anna Karenina

Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 28, 2012
Price: $7.99

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Anna Karenina (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Official Tie-in Edition
Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Louise Maude and Alymer Maude


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $12.95

Now a major motion picture starring Keira Knightly, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson, directed by Joe Wright from a screenplay by Tom Stoppard.

Leo Tolstoy’s classic story of doomed love is one of the most admired novels in world literature. Generations of readers have been enthralled by his magnificent heroine, the unhappily married... Read more >
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Anna Karenina (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Official Tie-in Edition Including the screenplay by Tom Stoppard
Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Louise Maude and Alymer Maude


Format: eBook, 976 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $7.99

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Childhood, Boyhood and Youth

Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 15, 1991
Price: $19.00

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Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Michael Scammell


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 9, 2002
Price: $15.95

Begun in 1851, when Tolstoy was twenty-three and serving as a cadet in the Russian army, Childhood, the first part of Tolstoy’s first novel, won immediate praise from Turgenev and others, and marked Tolstoy’s emergence as a major writer. Its originality was striking, as Tolstoy sought to communicate with great immediacy... Read more >

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Collected Shorter Fiction, vol. 1
Volume I
Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: Hardcover, 848 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: August 7, 2001
Price: $27.50

Written over a period of more than half a century, these stories reflect every aspect of Tolstoy's art and personality. They cover his experiences as a soldier in the Caucasus, his married life, his passionate interest in the peasantry, his cult of truth adn simplicity, and, above all, his growing preoccupation... Read more >
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Collected Shorter Fiction, vol. 2
Volume II
Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: Hardcover, 896 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: August 7, 2001
Price: $27.50

The only comprehensive hardcover edition of Tolstoy's shorter fiction--57 stories and novellas, including two that have never before appeared in English.

In these two handsome volumes, every aspect of Tolstoy's art and personality is reflected: his experiences as a soldier in the Caucasus, his married life, his passionate interest in the peasantry... Read more >
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Collected Shorter Fiction, vol. 1
Volume I
Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: eBook, 848 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: May 30, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Collected Shorter Fiction, vol. 2
Volume II
Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: eBook, 896 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: May 30, 2012
Price: $11.99

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The Cossacks

Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: May 10, 1994
Price: $21.00

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The Cossacks

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Cynthia Ozick


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $13.00

”Tolstoy’s lavish and always graphic use of detail,” wrote John Bayley, “together of course with its romance and exotic setting . . . has made The Cossacks the most popular of all his works.” This vibrant new translation of Tolstoy’s 1862 novel, by PEN Translation Award winner Peter Constantine, is the... Read more >
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The Cossacks

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Peter Constantine
Introduction by Cynthia Ozick


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 30, 2010
Price: $2.99

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The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $8.00

Tolstoy’s most famous novella is an intense and moving examination of death and the possibilities of redemption, here in a powerful translation by the award-winning Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.

Ivan Ilyich is a middle-aged man who has spent his life focused on his career as a bureaucrat and emotionally detached from... Read more >
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Master and Man

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Ann Pasternak Slater


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 30, 2003
Price: $8.99

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The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other STories

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $16.95

A vibrant translation of Tolstoy’s most important short fiction by the award-winning translators of War and Peace.

Here are eleven masterful stories from the mature author, some autobiographical, others moral parables, and all told with the evocative power that was Tolstoy’s alone. They include “The Prisoner of the Caucasus,” inspired by Tolstoy's... Read more >

The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: April 27, 2004
Price: $5.99

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The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $12.99

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The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Master and Man

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Ann Pasternak Slater


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 10, 2004
Price: $9.95

This new edition combines Tolstoy’s most famous short tale, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, with a less well known but equally brilliant gem, Master and Man, both newly translated by Ann Pasternak Slater. Both stories confront death and the process of dying: In Ivan Ilyich, a bureaucrat looks back over his... Read more >
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: March 1, 1981
Price: $6.95

From world-renowned novelist Leo Tolstoy comes this story of a worldly careerist who must consider death for the first time and examine his own mortality. Read more >
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War and Peace

Written by Leo Tolstoy


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: December 21, 2010
Price: $45.00

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Hadji Murad

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Alymer Maude
Introduction by Azar Nafisi


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 8, 2003
Price: $11.95

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