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Leo Tolstoy is renowned for his writing ‘War and Peace’ and ‘Anna Karenina’ both world classics. The book ‘Tolstoy’ by Rosamund Bartlett tells the story of his life and background in Russia between 1828 – 1910. He travelled extensively in Russia and Western Europe. He became a teacher, a soldier fighting in the Crimea War, a critic of conventual ways of life and government and friend of the peasantry. A hugh tome packed with information and interest.
In November 1910, Count Lev Tolstoy died at a remote Russian railway station. At the time of his death, he was the most famous man in Russia, with a growing international following, and more revered than the…
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