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Sonya : the life of Countess Tolstoy.

Author: Anne Edwards
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A sympathetic account of Sonya Tolstoy's struggle for independence reveals Sonya to be a forerunner of today's modern woman, showing how her intense love for Tolstoy was diminished by his refusal to see her as her own person.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edwards, Anne, 1927-
Sonya.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1981
(OCoLC)643847404
Named Person: S A Tolstai︠a︡; S A Tolstai︠a︡; S A Tolstai︠a︡
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Edwards
ISBN: 0671240404 9780671240400
OCLC Number: 6788518
Description: 512 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1910 : a death at Astapovo --
1856-1862 : an expectation of happiness --
1862-1865 : Something beautiful ... --
1865-1877 : a habit of loving --
1877-1892 : watching the phantoms --
1893-1910 : that endless dream --
1910-1920 : a soul steeped in darkness --
The Tolstoy family.

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A sympathetic account of Sonya Tolstoy's struggle for independence reveals Sonya to be a forerunner of today's modern woman, showing how her intense love for Tolstoy was diminished by his refusal to see her as her own person.

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