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War And Peace Book

  • Tolstoy's epic masterpiece intertwines the lives of private and public individuals during the time of the Napoleonic wars and the French invasion of Russia. In this revised and updated version of the definitive and highly acclaimed Maude translation, Tolstoy's genius and the power of his prose are made newly available to the contemporary reader.

    Publisher : OUP Oxford
    published : 2010
  • Napoleon's turbulent history with Russia including his doomed 1812 invasion provides the setting for Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace . Often referred to as the greatest novel of all time Tolstoy's classic follows the tumultuous personal lives of two aristocratic families touching on all of the great human epochs; youth, matrimony, age and death.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic Wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy?s genius is seen clearly in the multitude of characters in this massive chronicle?all of them fully realized and equally memorable. Out of this complex narrative emerges a profound...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon's army marches on Russia, and the lives of three young people are changed forever. The stories of quixotic Pierre, cynical Andrey and impetuous Natasha interweave with a huge cast, from aristocrats...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2009
  • Now in an updated edition, this pioneering and authoritative study considers the profound impact of the growing global water crunch on international peace and security.

    Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    published : 2015
  • It was acclaimed author Leo Tolstoy's finest literary achievement. War and Peace , the story of five wealthy families of the Russian aristocracy during and after Napoleon's invasion of Russia, is also considered to be one of the finest novels of all time. This new Canterbury Classics edition opens with an introduction by a leading literary critic...

    Publisher : Thunder Bay Press
    published : 2012
  • War and Peace" is a novel whose story takes place in early 19th century Russia in the midst of Russia's War of 1812. The elaborate plot is the tale of three affluent families over a term of fifteen years throughout Russia's hostilities with Napoleonic Europe. Her early defeats are recounted along with the incident of how Napoleon fled Moscow in a weakened...

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2004
  • War and Peace (Voyna i mir) is a novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russkii Vestnik ("Russian Messenger"), which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy''s two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world''s...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2008
  • Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace (1865-69), an epic novel considered one of his masterpieces, is set in the backdrop of the Napoleonic invasion of Russia.The novel depicts Russian society at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Focusing on five aristocratic families, the novel presents Tolstoy's view that the events that shape history are inevitable...

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • Professor Holsti examines the origins of war and the foundations of peace of the last 350 years.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 1991