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Tolstoi Guerre Et Paix

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), was a Russian writer, philosopher and political thinker who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Tolstoy was a master of realistic fiction and is widely considered one of the world's greatest novelists. He is best known for two long novels, War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877).


Guerre et Paix (War and Peace) est un film de guerre d'inspiration historique américain de King Vidor sorti en 1956 avec Audrey Hepburn et Henry Fonda d'après le roman Guerre et Paix de Léon Tolstoï de 1865. Audrey Hepburn et une belle tenue d'amazone...

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Tolstoy Reads from His ‘Calendar of Wisdom’ in a Rare Recording Shortly Before His Death

Tolstoy on the object of life. "Art thou doing the right thing?" via Brain Pickings


Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828 – 1910) was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays. Tolstoy is equally known for his complicated and paradoxical persona and for his extreme moralistic and ascetic views, which he adopted after a moral crisis and spiritual awakening in the 1870s, after which he also became noted as a moral thinker and social reformer.