From the award-winning translators of Anna Karenina and The Brothers Karamazov comes this magnificent new translation of Tolstoy's masterwork. War and Peace broadly focuses on Napoleonas invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows three of the most well-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 his family behind to fight in the war against Napoleon; and Natasha Rostov, the beautiful young daughter of a nobleman who intrigues both men. A s Napoleonas army invades, Tolstoy brilliantly follows characters from diverse backgroundsapeasants and nobility, civilians and soldiersaas 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 movingaand humanafigures in world literature. From the Trade Paperback edition.And as the novel progresses, these characters transcend their specificity, becoming some of the most movingaand humanafigures in world literature. From the Trade Paperback edition.
|Title||:||War and Peace|
|Publisher||:||Vintage - 2012-03-28|