The Greatest Short Stories of Leo Tolstoy (Paperback)

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The Russian novelist and moral philosopher Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) ranks as one of the worlds great writers, and his War and Peace has been called the greatest novel ever written. The purpose of all true creative art, he believed, is to teach. But the message in all his stories is presented with such humour that the reader hardly realises that it is strongly didactic. The seven parts into which this book is divided include the best known Tolstoy stories. God Sees the Truth, but Waits and A Prisoner in the Caucasus which Tolstoy himself considered as his best; How Much Land Does a Man Need? depicting the greed of a peasant for land; the most brilliantly told parable, Ivan the Fool these are all contained in this volume.


Product Details
ISBN: 9788184950311
ISBN-10: 8184950314
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House
Publication Date: December 1st, 2009
Pages: 384
Language: English