Boek cover War And Peace van Leo Tolstoy (Hardcover)

War And Peace

Penguin Clothbound Classics

Engels | Druk: 1 | Hardcover | 9780241265543
Hardcover 16,09
4.9 op 5 sterren
uitgever Penguin Books Ltd
Taal Engels
Bindwijze Hardcover
Afmetingen Afmeting: 20,5 x 13,6 x 6,6 cm
Aantal paginas 1440 pagina's
Illustraties Nee
Auteur(s) Leo Tolstoy | L.N. Tolstoy | Louise Maude
Uitgever Penguin Books Ltd
Extra groot lettertype Nee
Gewicht 1212 g
Studieboek Nee
Verpakking breedte 136 mm
Verpakking hoogte 65 mm
Verpakking lengte 207 mm

Boekbeschrijving

A beautiful Penguin Classics clothbound edition of Tolstoy's magnificent epic novel of love, conflict, fate and human life in all its imperfection and grandeur 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 faith - with unforgettable scenes of nineteenth-century Russia, to create a magnificent epic of human life in all its imperfection and grandeur. Translated with an introduction and notes by Anthony Briggs, and with an afterword by Orlando Figes Anthony Briggs's superb translation combines stirring, accessible prose with fidelity to Tolstoy's original, while Orlando Figes's afterword discusses the novel's vast scope and depiction of Russian identity. This edition also contains appendices, notes, a list of prominent characters and maps. 'A masterpiece ... This new translation is excellent' - Anthony Beevor

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