Lev Tolstoy

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.

Hadji Murad

Lev Tolstoy

In 1851 Lev Tolstoy enrolled in the Russian armed force and was sent to the Caucasus to help rout the Chechens. During this war an extraordinary Avar clan leader, Hadji Murad, broke with the Chechen head Shamil and fled to the Russians for security....

Anna Karenina

Lev Tolstoy

Acclaimed by numerous as the world's most noteworthy novel, Anna Karenina gives a endless scene of modern life in Russia and of humankind in common. In it Tolstoy employments his strongly inventive knowledge to make a few of the foremost memorable ch...

War and Peace

Lev Tolstoy

In Russia's battle with Napoleon, Tolstoy saw a catastrophe that included all mankind. More noteworthy than a chronicled chronicle, War and Peace is an certification of life itself,  a total picture, as a modern analyst put it, of everything in...