The Greatest Short Stories of Leo Tolstoy

May 11, 2018|
The Greatest Short Stories of Leo Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy
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The Russian novelist and moral philosopher Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) ranks as one of the world's 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. Contents: The Godson The Empty Drum How Much Land does a Man Need? The Repentant Sinner The Three Hermits A Grain as Big as a Hen's Egg The Imp and the Crust Too Dear! The Coffee-House of Surat The Prisoner of the ...

Title:The Greatest Short Stories of Leo TolstoyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 11, 2018Publisher:AB BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:2291025066

ISBN - 13:9782291025061

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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