War and Peace
This beautiful Penguin Classics clothbound edition of Tolstoy's great novel is translated with an introduction and notes by Anthony Briggs, and with an afterword by Orlando Figes.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 o...
1994-12-21T00:00:00.000ZOne book that I returned to many times was Tolstoy’s great work, War and Peace. – source
2016-08-17T00:00:00.000ZNo list of life-altering books would be complete without Tolstoy's War and Peace. Tolstoy is one of those writers who controls the entire experience of the reader: he commands what you see, what you think, how you feel - there is no ambiguity. Because of this, the experience of reading War and Peace is unforgettable: Tolstoy has dictated your experience so well that you emerge having lived half a dozen other lives. There has never been and perhaps will never be any other book like it. – source