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Death of Ivan Ilyitch, The

By: Leo Tolstoy

... is forced to face the death he fears, he asks himself whether the life he thought was so correct was, in fact, a moral life after all. Written after Tolstoy's religious conversion, the novella is widely considered to be one of his masterpieces. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden)...

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Cossacks, The

By: Leo Tolstoy

The Cossacks (1863) is an unfinished novel which describes the Cossack life and people through a story of Dmitri Olenin, a Russian aristocrat in love with a Cossack girl. This text was acclaimed by Ivan Bunin as one of the finest in the language....

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Resurrection, Book 1

By: Leo Tolstoy

...Resurrection is the last of Tolstoy's major fiction works published in his lifetime. Tolstoy intended the novel as an exposition of injustice of man-made laws and the hypocrisy of institutionalized church. It was first published serially in the magazine...

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Resurrection, Book 3

By: Leo Tolstoy

...Resurrection is the last of Tolstoy's major fiction works published in his lifetime. Tolstoy intended the novel as an exposition of injustice of man-made laws and the hypocrisy of institutionalized church. It was first published serially in the magazine...

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Resurrection, Book 2

By: Leo Tolstoy

...Resurrection is the last of Tolstoy's major fiction works published in his lifetime. Tolstoy intended the novel as an exposition of injustice of man-made laws and the hypocrisy of institutionalized church. It was first published serially in the magazine...

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Anna Karenina

By: Leo Tolstoy

...Het gaat hier om een (ingekorte) Nederlandse vertaling van het klassieke werk van Leo Tolstoy. Een aristocratische vrouw verlaat haar ongelukkig huwelijk voor een nieuwe liefde....

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Tolstoy on Shakespeare

By: Leo Tolstoy

...This book contains a critical essay on Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy. It is followed by another essay named Shakespeare's attitude to the working classes by Ernest Crosby and extracts of a letter by George Bernard Shaw. (Summary by enko)...

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Anna Karenina

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

... ANNA KARENINA A NOVEL BY COUNT LEO TOLSTOY Translated from the Russian BY CONSTANCE GARNETT DjVu Editio... ... ANNA KARENINA A NOVEL BY COUNT LEO TOLSTOY Translated from the Russian BY CONSTANCE GARNETT DjVu Editions C...

Excerpt: Part I, Chapter 1; HAPPY families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Everything was in confusion in the Oblonskys? house. The wife had discovered that the husband was carrying on an intrigue with a French girl, who had been a governess in their family, and she had announced to her husband that she could not go on living in the same house with him. This position of affairs had now lasted three days, and not only the husband and wife themselves, but all the members of their family and household, were painfully conscious of it. Every person in the house felt that there was no sense in their living together, and that the stray people brought together by chance in any inn had more in common with one another than they, the members of the family and household of the Oblonskys. The wife did not leave her own room, the husband had not been at home for three days. The children ran wild all over the house; the English governess quarreled with the housekeeper, and wrote to a friend asking her to look out for a new situation for her; the man-cook had walked of the day before just at dinner-time; the kitchen-m...

Table of Contents: Part I 1 -- Chapter 1, 1 -- Chapter 2, 3 -- Chapter 3, 6 -- Chapter 4, 9 -- Chapter 5, 13 -- Chapter 6, 20 -- Chapter 7, 23 -- Chapter 8, 24 -- Chapter 9, 27 -- Chapter 10, 32 -- Chapter 11, 38 -- Chapter 12, 42 -- Chapter 13, 45 -- Chapter 14, 47 -- Chapter 15, 52 -- Chapter 16, 54 -- Chapter 17, 56 -- Chapter 18, 59 -- Chapter 19, 63 -- Chapter 20, 68 -- Chapter 21, 71 -- Chapter 22, 73 -- Chapter 23, 77 -- Chapter 24, 80 -- Chapter 25, 83 -- Chapter 26, 88...

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