5 edition of War and existence found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references ( ).
|LC Classifications||U21.2 .G44 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 271 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||271|
|ISBN 10||0271010525, 0271010541|
|LC Control Number||92041697|
War and Peace is primarily concerned with the histories of five aristocratic families--particularly the Bezukhovs, the Bolkonskys, and the Rostovs--the members of which are portrayed against a vivid background of Russian social life during the war against Napoleon (). The theme of war, however, is subordinate to the story of family. Disputing many of our common assumptions about the period, Adams argues in The Best War Ever that our celebratory experience of World War II is marred by darker and more sordid realities. In the book, originally published in , Adams challenges stereotypes to present a view of World War II that avoids the simplistic extremes of both.
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Tolstoy drew extensively from the lives of his own family and his own experiences in creating this ambitious and nationalistic novel. It ranges from the first years of the 19th century to the war of and the period immediately after. The battle scenes, and his account of Borodino is a classic, Cited by: War and Peace (pre-reform Russian: война и миръ; post-reform Russian: война и мир, romanized: Vojna i mir [vɐjˈna i ˈmʲir]) is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, published serially, then in its entirety in It is regarded as a central work of world literature and Author: Leo Tolstoy.
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It gives you a good sense of the whole war, including the peace settlement at Versailles. With any classic book, but especially a book the length of Tolstoy’s epic War and Peace, it’s easy to be intimidated and avoid reading ’s no need to avoid War and Peace for that reason.
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The novel's first appearance in hardcover was in from publisher William Heinemann of London. Written between andit is one of the earliest stories to detail a conflict between mankind and an Author: H. G. Wells.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.