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Leo Tolstoy The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories PDF

Leo Tolstoy The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories PDF

The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories

With an Introduction and Notes by Dr T.C.B.Cook Count Leo Tolstoy 1828 1910 is best known for War and Peace and Anna Karenina, commonly regarded as amongst the greatest novels ever written He also, however, wrote many masterly short stories, and this volume contains four of the longest and best in distinguished translations that have stood the test of time In the early With an Introduction and Notes by Dr T.C.B.Cook Count Leo Tolstoy 1828 1910 is best known for War and Peace and Anna Karenina, commonly regarded as amongst the greatest novels ever written He also, however, wrote many masterly short stories, and this volume contains four of the longest and best in distinguished translations that have stood the test of time In the early story Family Happiness , Tolstoy explores courtship and marriage from the point of view of a young wife In The Kreutzer Sonata he gives us a terrifying study of marital breakdown, in The Devil a powerful depiction of the power of sexual temptation, and, in perhaps the finest of all, The Death of Ivan Ilyich , he portrays the long agony of a man gradually coming to terms with his own mortality Librarian s note See alternate cover edition of ISBN 1840224533 here.

Title : The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories
Author :  Leo Tolstoy
Language : English
Isbn : 0451528808
Format : Paperback
Pages : 304 pages

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