War and peace
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
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From Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, the best-selling, award-winning translators of Anna Karenina and The Brothers Karamazov, comes a brilliant, engaging, and eminently readable translation of Leo Tolstoy’s master epic.War and Peace centers broadly on Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows three of the best-known characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a count who is fighting for his inheritance and yearning for spiritual fulfillment; Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, who leaves behind his family to fight in the war against Napoleon; and Natasha Rostov, the beautiful young daughter of a nobleman, who intrigues both men. As Napoleon’s army invades, Tolstoy vividly follows characters from diverse backgrounds—peasants and nobility, civilians and soldiers—as they struggle with the problems unique to their era, their history, and their culture. And as the novel progresses, these characters transcend their specificity, becoming some of the most moving—and human—figures in world literature.Pevear and Volokhonsky have brought us this classic novel in a translation remarkable for its fidelity to Tolstoy’s style and cadence and for its energetic, accessible prose. With stunning grace and precision, this new version of War and Peace is set to become the definitive English edition.
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Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xviii, 1,273 pages ; 25.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0307266931, 9780307266934
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 10.1, 118 Points
Lexile measure:
1240

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tolstoy, L., Volokhonsky, L., & Pevear, R. (2007). War and peace. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tolstoy, Leo, 1828-1910, Larissa. Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear. 2007. War and Peace. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tolstoy, Leo, 1828-1910, Larissa. Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear, War and Peace. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tolstoy, Leo, Larissa Volokhonsky, and Richard Pevear. War and Peace. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Print.

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