Leo Tolstoy

Tolstoy on 23 May 1908 at Yasnaya Polyana, Photo by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky
Vital Statistics
 Name: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy
 Pen/other names: Лев Николаевич Толстой
 Country of Origin: Russian Federation
 Occupations: Novelist, Playwright
 Year born: 1828
 Year died: 1910
 Age: 82
 ISNI: 0000 0001 2242 4494
 LCNA: n79068416
 Attribution:
Original Curator: MaryC

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.

He received multiple nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906 and nominations for Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902 and 1910 and the fact that he never won is a major Nobel prize controversy

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Michael A. Denner - Inessa Medzhibovskaya - On Life
In the summer of 1886, shortly before his fifty-eighth birthday, Leo Tolstoy was seriously injured while working in the fields of his estate. Bedridden for over two months, Tolstoy began writing a meditation on death and dying that soon developed...
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 Peter Sekirin - A Calendar of Wisdom
This is the first-ever English-language edition of the book Leo Tolstoy considered to be his most important contribution to humanity, the work of his life's last years.
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Lawrence Jordan - Walk in the Light While There is Light
Three classic tales of Christianity by Russia's most widely read novelist packaged as a gift book. The stories are Walk in the Light, While There Is Light, The Long Exile, and Little Girls Wiser Than Their Elders.
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Detailed Body of Work
(76 listed)
The Power Of Darkness: A Drama In Five Acts & The Fruits of Culture: A Comedy in Four Acts
Leo Tolstoy - The Power Of Darkness: A Drama In Five Acts & The Fruits of Culture: A Comedy in Four Acts
The central character is a peasant, Nikita, who seduces and abandons a young orphan girl Marinka; then the lovely Anisija murders her own husband to marry Nikita. He impregnates his new stepdaughter, then, under his wife's influence, murders the baby...

Thema Categories: Classic and pre-20th century plays
Published in: English
Editions available: 2
Hadji Murad
Leo Tolstoy - Hadji Murad
The narrator prefaces the story with his comments on a crushed, but still living thistle he finds in a field (a symbol for the main character), after which he begins to tell the story of Hadji Murat.

Thema Categories: Russian Literature, Classic Literature, Classic fiction
Published in: English
Editions available: 3
My Dream
Leo Tolstoy - My Dream
Leo Tolstoy's short story "My Dream" is the story of a fractured relationship between a father and his daughter. Tolstoy begins the work with the father vowing to never have a relationship with his daughter, who leaves the family home...

Thema Categories: Short Story, Russian Literature, Classic Literature
Published in: English
Editions available: 2
The Devil
Leo Tolstoy - The Devil
"The Devil" is a novella by Leo Tolstoy. It was written in 1889, given an alternative ending in 1909, but published only posthumously in 1911. Like Tolstoy's The Kreutzer Sonata, written around the same time, "The Devil" deals with the...

Thema Categories: Russian Literature, Classic Literature, Classic fiction
Published in: English
Editions available: 4
The Forged Coupon
Leo Tolstoy - The Forged Coupon
This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends...

Thema Categories: Russian Literature, Classic Literature, Classic fiction
Published in: English
Editions available: 2
Three Days in the Village
Leo Tolstoy - Three Days in the Village
Three Days in the Village and Other Sketches is a collection of short stories by the author Leo Tolstoy published between 1909 and 1910. They give a glimpse into the small village life in rural Russia at the turn of...

Thema Categories: Short Story, Russian Literature, Classic Literature
Published in: English
Editions available: 3
The Cause of it All
Leo Tolstoy - The Cause of it All
Lev Nikolayevich (known in theAnglosphere as Leo Tolstoy) (September 9, 1828 – November 20, 1910) was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays.

Published in: English
Editions available: 2
There Are No Guilty People
Leo Tolstoy - There Are No Guilty People
Alexander Ivanovich Volgin, a bachelor and a clerk in a Moscow bank at a salary of eight thousand Rubels a year, a man much respected in his own set, was staying in a country-house.

Thema Categories: Short Story
Published in: English
Editions available: 3
The Law of Love and The Law of Violence
Leo Tolstoy - The Law of Love and The Law of Violence
An examination of the conflicts within and among nations, this treatise proposes a remedy based on true Christian doctrine: recognition of love as the supreme law of life. Written just before World War I, it articulates Tolstoy's famous dictum that...

Thema Categories: Religious Philosophy
Published in: English
Editions available: 3
Divine and Human: And Other Stories
Peter Sekirin - Leo Tolstoy - Divine and Human
Divine and Human stands apart as both a landmark in literary history and master-piece of spiritual and ethical reflection. Suppressed in turn by the tzarist and Soviet regime, the tales contained in this book have, for the most part, never...

Thema Categories: Christian Classics & Allegories
Published in: English
Editions available: 2
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