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Tolstoy : tales of courage and conflict

Author: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Charles Neider
Publisher: New York : Cooper Square Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Cooper Square Press edView all editions and formats
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36 stories by one of the world's masters of literature, Count Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.
Tolstoy.
New York : Cooper Square Press, 1999
(OCoLC)652341812
Named Person: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Leo Tolstoy, graf
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Charles Neider
ISBN: 0815410107 9780815410102
OCLC Number: 41445768
Notes: Translated from the Russian.
Originally published: New York : Carroll & Graf, 1985.
Description: 574 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The invaders --
Recollections of a billiard-maker --
Sevastopol in December 1854 --
Sevastopol in May 1855 --
Sevastopol in August 1855 --
The wood-cutting expedition --
An old acquaintance --
Lost on the steppe --
Lucerne --
Albert --
Three deaths --
Desire stronger than necessity --
The long exile --
A prisoner in the Caucasus --
What men live by --
A candle --
The Devil's persistent, but God is resistant --
Ilyas --
Little girls wiser than their elders --
Neglect a fire and it spreads --
Skazka --
Two brothers and gold --
The two old men --
Where love is, there God is also --
The death of Ivan Ilyitch --
The godson --
How the little devil earned a crust of bread --
How much land does a man need? --
Kholstomer --
The repentant sinner --
A seed as big as a hen's egg --
The three hermits --
The kreutzer sonata --
The story of Yemilyan and the empty drum --
A dialogue among clever people --
Walk in the light while there is light.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Tales of courage and conflict
Responsibility: introduced and edited by Charles Neider.

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