The Resource War and peace, Leo Tolstoy ; translation by Anthony Briggs ; with an afterword by Orlando Figes

War and peace, Leo Tolstoy ; translation by Anthony Briggs ; with an afterword by Orlando Figes

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War and peace
Title
War and peace
Statement of responsibility
Leo Tolstoy ; translation by Anthony Briggs ; with an afterword by Orlando Figes
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
  • At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as napoleons army marches on Russia. and the lifes of three young people are changed for ever
  • "At a glittering society party in St. Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon?s army marches on Russia, and the lives of three young people are changed forever. The stories of quixotic Pierre, cynical Andrey, and impetuous Natasha interweave with a huge cast, from aristocrats and peasants, to soldiers and Napoleon himself. In War and Peace, Tolstoy entwines grand themes--conflict and love, birth and death, free will and fate--with unforgettable scenes of nineteenth-century Russia, to create a magnificent epic of human life in all its imperfection and grandeur"--Amazon.com
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UKM
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1828-1910
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Tolstoy, Leo
Dewey number
891.733
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Russian
LC call number
PG3366
LC item number
.V6 2007
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Briggs, Anthony
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Russia
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Russia
  • Social conditions
  • Russia
  • Military campaigns
Label
War and peace, Leo Tolstoy ; translation by Anthony Briggs ; with an afterword by Orlando Figes
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Copyright
Note
  • This translation originally published: 2006
  • Translated from the Russian
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn124947137
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxv, 1399 pages
Isbn
9780140447934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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maps
Label
War and peace, Leo Tolstoy ; translation by Anthony Briggs ; with an afterword by Orlando Figes
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • This translation originally published: 2006
  • Translated from the Russian
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn124947137
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxv, 1399 pages
Isbn
9780140447934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps

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