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Collected Shorter Fiction: Volume 1 (Everyman's Library)

ISBN13: 9780375411724
ISBN: 0375411720
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $26.0
Publisher: Everyman's Library
Published Date:
Edition 1st Included in Ever
Pages: 848
Average Goodreads rating: 4.41/5 (73 ratings)

The only comprehensive hardcover edition of Tolstoy's shorter fiction; —57 stories and novellas, including two that have never before appeared in English.

In these two handsome volumes, every aspect of Tolstoy's art and personality is reflected: his experiences as a soldier in the Caucasus, his married life, his passionate interest in the peasantry, his belief in truth and simplicity, and above all, his growing preoccupation with religion. Ranging in scope from the short novels Hadj Murad and The Kreutzer Sonata to folktales only a few pages long, they bring us intimately into the world of the great Russian novelist.