Posts Tagged ‘Leo Tolstoy’

Thoughts on: War & Peace: Book 2 – Part 3

About: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a fictional book first published in 1869. The work is regarded as one of the most important works of world literature. The copy I read was translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. 1350 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; New edition ISBN: 0199232768 Great price on this […]

Thoughts on: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy – Book 2 Part 2

A very strong part where three of the principal players in the novel, Andrei, Nikolai and Pierre all go under different crises.

Twitter Roundoup for Week Ending 14 April, 2012

Another week ended, and another begins. This week was dominated by the many giveaways I was having and, of course, by the DoJ lawsuit charging book publishers and Apple with price fixing. Author Q&A with Colleen Morton Buschtinyurl.com/7vnm88n#BookReview Last day to enter #Giveaway of &#BookReview: Sipping from the Nile by Jean Naggar manoflabook.com/wp/?p=5016#Egypt#Jewish#Win Thoughts on: War and Peace by Leo […]

Thoughts on: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy – Book 1 Part 3

About: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a fictional book first published in 1869. The work is regarded as one of the most important works of world literature. The copy I read was translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. 1350 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; New edition ISBN: 0199232768 Great price on this […]

Thoughts on: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy – Book 1 Part 2

  About: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a fictional book first published in 1869. The work is regarded as one of the most important works of world literature. The copy I read was translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. 1350 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; New edition ISBN: 0199232768 Great price on […]

Fun Facts Friday: Anna Karenina

Recently I read the novel Anna Karenina (my thoughts) which, to my surprise, I liked. It is a complex novel and upon doing more research on the subject, I decided it merits its own Fun Facts post. 1 ) Anna Karenina was originally published in serialized form from 1873 to 1877 in The Russian Messenger. […]

Thoughts on: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

About: “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy is a fictional book which was first published between 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Even though the complete novel was published to mediocre reviews, others consider it the best realistic-fiction story written. 1232 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster ISBN: 1439169462 My rating for Anna Karenina […]

Fun Facts Friday: The Marriage of Leo & Sofya Tolstoy

September 23, 1862 marks the wedding anniversary of one of them the most tumultuous couples in literary history (and there were many) when Leo Tolstoy married Sophie Andreyevna Behrs. The couple not only had 16 years of difference in their ages, but also had different values, goals and clashing personalities. Tolstoy maintained that the problems […]

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