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Set against the sweeping panoply of Napoleon's invasion of Russia, War and Peace-presented here in the first new English translation in forty years-is often considered the greatest novel ever written. At its center are Pierre Bezukhov, searching for meaning in his life; cynical Prince Andrei, ennobled by wartime suffering; and Natasha Rostov, whose impulsiveness threatens to destroy her happiness. As Tolstoy follows the changing fortunes of his characters, he crafts a view of humanity that is both epic and intimate and that continues to define fiction at its most resplendent.* Includes an introduction, note on the translation, cast of characters, maps, notes on the major battles depicted, and chapter summaries"The best translation so far of Tolstoy's masterpiece into English."-Robert A. Maguire, professor emeritus of Russian studies, Columbia University"In Tolstoy's work part of the translator's difficulty lies in conveying not only the simplicity but the subtlety of the book's scale and effect. . . . Briggs has rendered both with a particular exactness and a vigorous precision not to be found, I think, in any previous translation."-John Bayley, author of Elegy for Iris classics,contemporary,cultural heritage,family saga,genre fiction,historical,humanities,literary,literature,literature and fiction Humanities, Penguin Classics

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Set against the sweeping panoply of Napoleonas invasion of Russia, "War and Peace"a presented here in the first new English translation in forty yearsais often considered the greatest novel ever written. At its center are Pierre Bezukhov, searching for meaning in his life; cynical Prince Andrei, ennobled by wartime suffering; and Natasha Rostov, whose impulsiveness threatens to destroy her happiness. As Tolstoy follows the changing fortunes of his characters, he crafts a view of humanity that is both epic and intimate and that continues to define fiction at its most resplendent. * Includes an introduction, note on the translation, cast of characters, maps, notes on the major battles depicted, and chapter summaries BACKCOVER: aThe best translation so far of Tolstoyas masterpiece into English.a aRobert A. Maguire, professor emeritus of Russian studies, Columbia University aIn Tolstoyas work part of the translatoras difficulty lies in conveying not only the simplicity but the subtlety of the bookas scale and effect. . . . Briggs has rendered both with a particular exactness and a vigorous precision not to be found, I think, in any previous translation.a aJohn Bayley, author of "Elegy for Iris" War and Peace Tolstoy, Leo Nikolayevich / Briggs, Anthony / Figes, Orlando, Penguin Books

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Set against the sweeping panoply of Napoleon´s invasion of Russia, ´´War and Peace´´ -- presented here in the first new English translation in forty years -- is often considered the greatest novel ever written. At its center are Pierre Bezukhov, searching for meaning in his life; cynical Prince Andrei, ennobled by wartime suffering; and Natasha Rostov, whose impulsiveness threatens to destroy her happiness. As Tolstoy follows the changing fortunes of his characters, he crafts a view of humanity that is both epic and intimate and that continues to define fiction at its most resplendent. * Includes an introduction, note on the translation, cast of characters, maps, notes on the major battles depicted, and chapter summaries BACKCOVER: ´´The best translation so far of Tolstoy´s masterpiece into English.´´ -- Robert A. Maguire, professor emeritus of Russian studies, Columbia University ´´In Tolstoy´s work part of the translator´s difficulty lies in conveying not only the simplicity but the subtlety of the book´s scale and effect. . . . Briggs has rendered both with a particular exactness and a vigorous precision not to be found, I think, in any previous translation.´´ -- John Bayley, author of ´´Elegy for Iris´´ War and Peace Bücher > Fremdsprachige Bücher > Englische Bücher Taschenbuch 01.12.2006, Penguin Books Ltd, .200

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War and Peace (Penguin Classics, Deluxe Edition)
Author:

Leo Tolstoy, Anthony Briggs, Orlando Figes

Title:

War and Peace (Penguin Classics, Deluxe Edition)

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9780143039990

Set against the sweeping panoply of Napoleon's invasion of Russia, "War and Peace" -- presented here in the first new English translation in forty years -- is often considered the greatest novel ever written. At its center are Pierre Bezukhov, searching for meaning in his life; cynical Prince Andrei, ennobled by wartime suffering; and Natasha Rostov, whose impulsiveness threatens to destroy her happiness. As Tolstoy follows the changing fortunes of his characters, he crafts a view of humanity that is both epic and intimate and that continues to define fiction at its most resplendent. * Includes an introduction, note on the translation, cast of characters, maps, notes on the major battles depicted, and chapter summaries BACKCOVER: "The best translation so far of Tolstoy's masterpiece into English." -- Robert A. Maguire, professor emeritus of Russian studies, Columbia University "In Tolstoy's work part of the translator's difficulty lies in conveying not only the simplicity but the subtlety of the book's scale and effect. . . . Briggs has rendered both with a particular exactness and a vigorous precision not to be found, I think, in any previous translation." -- John Bayley, author of "Elegy for Iris"

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780143039990
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0143039997
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Publishing year: 2006
Publisher: PENGUIN CLASSICS
1408 Pages
Weight: 1,424 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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