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War and peace

Author: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Ann Dunnigan; Pat Conroy
Publisher: New York : Signet Classics, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once a historical war epic, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Noted for its mastery of realistic detail and psychological analysis, it follows the metamorphosis of five aristocratic families against the backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Individual stories interweave as each of Tolstoy's memorable characters seek  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
War stories
Electronic books
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2007300045
(OCoLC)144808275
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Ann Dunnigan; Pat Conroy
ISBN: 9780451530547 0451530543 9780451530547 0451530543
OCLC Number: 489496806
Notes: Translation of: Voĭna i mir.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin USA, Inc., 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 64879 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1364 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 2259 KB).
Description: 1455 p. ; 18 cm.
Other Titles: Voĭna i mir.
Responsibility: Leo Tolstoy ; translated by Ann Dunnigan ; with a new introduction by Pat Conroy.

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Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once a historical war epic, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Noted for its mastery of realistic detail and psychological analysis, it follows the metamorphosis of five aristocratic families against the backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Individual stories interweave as each of Tolstoy's memorable characters seek fulfillment, fall in love, make mistakes, and become scarred by war in different ways. Out of this complex narrative emerges a profound examination of the individual's place in the historical process.

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