By Leo Tolstoy
* ALL 12 novels with specialist formatting
* Plus the infrequent unfinished novel 'The Decembrists' which Tolstoy meant to be a sequel to the good 'War and Peace'
* Plus the opposite infrequent unfinished novel 'Morning of a Landed Proprietor'
* short yet informative introductions to all the novels
* beautiful pictures in terms of Tolstoy's lifestyles and works through the eBook
* all of the brief tales which were translated into English
* includes a bonus choice of non-fiction texts, together with Tolstoy's Journal
* all the plays
* unique major personality pages for 'War and Peace' and 'Anna Karenina' to help interpreting those huge novels
* more desirable translations of the fast tales, in keeping with a patron review
* contains contents tables for every novel and play, permitting effortless navigation round the immense file
* up to date with a different literary feedback part, with nine varied essays interpreting Tolstoy's contribution to literature, with works by way of writers comparable to Virginia Woolf and William Lyon Phelps
* up-to-date with BONUS texts of 2 biographies on Tolstoy, by means of his spouse and son
* up-to-date with the infrequent play stay CORPSE, unpublished in Tolstoy's lifetime
Believed through many to be the best novelist the realm has identified, the Russian Master's paintings is of paramount significance. This definitive variation of Tolstoy's oeuvre has each translated novel, brief tale, novella and play written via Leo Tolstoy. considered one of our most well liked eBooks - you can now personal the good grasp of Realist fiction.
There is additionally a entrance no-nonsense contents desk, permitting effortless navigation round the huge, immense dossier. as with any Delphi Classics, the texts are prepared in chronological order, permitting a scholarly interpreting and appreciation of Tolstoy's works.
Please word: an absolute 'complete works' of Tolstoy isn't really attainable in English because of copyright regulations on a variety of translations and a few texts now not being translated into English but. even though, this publication strives to provide clients the main texts attainable and comprises all the significant works. As an advantage, a range of non-fiction texts can be found too.
The Novels and Novellas
WAR AND PEACE
THE demise OF IVAN ILYCH
THE KREUTZER SONATA.
THE solid COUPON
The Unfinished Novels
A MORNING OF A LANDED PROPRIETOR
The brief Stories
LIST of reports IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST of news IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
THE strength OF DARKNESS
THE culmination OF CULTURE
THE explanation for IT ALL
THE FIRST DISTILLER
THE mild SHINES IN DARKNESS
KINGDOM OF GOD IS inside YOU
WHAT THEN needs to WE DO?
ON the importance OF technological know-how AND ART
TOLSTOY ON SHAKESPEARE
TOLSTOY THE ARTIST by way of Ivan Panin
TOLSTOY THE PREACHER via Ivan Panin
Extract from ‘MY LITERARY PASSIONS’ via William Dean Howells
Extract from ‘ESSAYS ON RUSSIAN NOVELISTS’ via William Lyon Phelps
RUSSIAN ROMANCE by means of Earl of Evelyn Baring Cromer
Extracts from ‘A SURVEY OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE’ by means of Isabel Florence Hapgood
Extract from ‘AN define OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE’ by means of Maurice Baring
THE RUSSIAN perspective via Virginia Woolf
Extract from ‘PROPHETS OF DISSENT’ by way of Otto Heller
REMINISCENCES OF TOLSTOY through Ilya Tolstoy
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF COUNTESS TOLSTOY
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