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Read online The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories Leo Tolstoy combined detailed physical description with perceptive psychological insight to sweep aside the sham of surface appearances and lay bare man s intimate gestures acts and thoughts Murder and sacrifice greed and devotion lust and affection vanity and love one by one in this volume of great stories Tolstoy dissects the basic drives emotions and motives of ordinary people searching for self knowledge and spiritual perfection Chekhov said Of authors my favorite is Tolstoy And Turgenev marveled at the strength of his huge talent It sends a cold shudder even down my back He is a master a maste by Leo Tolstoy, Hugh McLean

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The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories
Title:The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories
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ISBN:0451528808
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Number of Pages:304
Category:Classics, Fiction, Short stories, Classic literature, Russia
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The Kreutzer Sonata, The Cossacks, A Confession, War and Peace, The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories, Hadji Murad, The Death of Ivan Ilych, Childhood, Boyhood, Youth, Resurrection, Anna Karenina
In Leo Tolstoy enlisted in the Russian army and was sent to the Caucasus to help defeat the Chechens During this war a great Avar chieftain Hadji Mur d broke with the Chechen leader Shamil and fled to the Russians for safety Months later while attempting to rescue his family from Shamil s prison Hadji Mur d was pursued by those he had betrayed and after fighting the most heroic battle of his life was killed br br Tolstoy witness to many of the events leading to Hadji Mur d s death set down this story with painstaking accuracy to preserve for future generations the horror nobility and destruction inherent in war, Leo Tolstoy began his trilogy Childhood Boyhood Youth in his early twenties Although he would in his old age famously dismiss it as an awkward mixture of fact and fiction generations of readers have not agreed finding the novel to be a charming and insightful portrait of inner growth against the background of a world limned with extraordinary clarity grace and color Evident too in its brilliant account of a young person s emerging awareness of the world and of his place within it are many of the stances techniques and themes that would come to full flower in the immortal War and Peace and Anna Karenina and in the other great works of Tolstoy s maturity, When Marshal of the Nobility Pozdnyshev suspects his wife of having an affair with her music partner his jealousy consumes him and drives him to murder Controversial upon publication in i The Kreutzer Sonata i illuminates Tolstoy s then feverish Christian ideals his conflicts with lust and the hypocrisies of nineteenth century marriage and his thinking on the role of art and music in society br br In her Introduction Doris Lessing shows how relevant i The Kreutzer Sonata i is to our understanding of Tolstoy the artist as well as to feminism and literature This Modern Library Paperback Classic also contains Tolstoy s i Sequel to the Kruetzer Sonata i, Tolstoy s epic masterpiece intertwines the lives of private and public individuals during the time of the Napoleonic wars and the French invasion of Russia The fortunes of the Rostovs and the Bolkonskys of Pierre Natasha and Andrei are intimately connected with the national history that is played out in parallel with their lives Balls and soirees alternate with councils of war and the machinations of statesmen and generals scenes of violent battles with everyday human passions in a work whose extraordinary imaginative power has never been surpassed br br The prodigious cast of characters seem to act and move as if connected by threads of destiny as the novel relentlessly questions ideas of free will fate and providence Yet Tolstoy s portrayal of marital relations and scenes of domesticity is as truthful and poignant as the grand themes that underlie them