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[SR: 113598], Paperback, [EAN: 9780143039990], Deckle Edge, Penguin Classics, Penguin Classics, Book, [PU: Penguin Classics], 2006-11-28, Penguin Classics, A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition of Tolstoy's great Russian epic, now a miniseries on A&E, The History Channel, and Lifetime starring Lily James (Downtown Abbey), Paul Dano (There Will Be Blood), and James Norton (Grantchester)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.This edition includes an introduction, note on the translation, cast of characters, maps, notes on the major battles depicted, and chapter summaries.Praise for Antony Brigg's translation of War and Peace: "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 IrisFor more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning tran, 10399, Classics, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 10163, Family Saga, 10134, Genre Fiction, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 10177, Historical, 9059877011, African American, 16275, Alternate History, 9332127011, Biographical, 7259434011, Christian, 8946929011, Cultural Heritage, 16201, Fantasy, 9332128011, Jewish, 9332129011, Military, 10470, Mysteries, 10184192011, Short Stories & Anthologies, 7538393011, Thrillers, 10134, Genre Fiction, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 10433, Russian, 10311, World Literature, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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[SR: 113598], Paperback, [EAN: 9780143039990], Deckle Edge, Penguin Classics, Penguin Classics, Book, [PU: Penguin Classics], 2006-11-28, Penguin Classics, A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition of Tolstoy's great Russian epic, now a miniseries on A&E, The History Channel, and Lifetime starring Lily James (Downtown Abbey), Paul Dano (There Will Be Blood), and James Norton (Grantchester)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.This edition includes an introduction, note on the translation, cast of characters, maps, notes on the major battles depicted, and chapter summaries.Praise for Antony Brigg's translation of War and Peace: "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 IrisFor more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning tran, 10399, Classics, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 10163, Family Saga, 10134, Genre Fiction, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 10177, Historical, 9059877011, African American, 16275, Alternate History, 9332127011, Biographical, 7259434011, Christian, 8946929011, Cultural Heritage, 16201, Fantasy, 9332128011, Jewish, 9332129011, Military, 10470, Mysteries, 10184192011, Short Stories & Anthologies, 7538393011, Thrillers, 10134, Genre Fiction, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 10433, Russian, 10311, World Literature, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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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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War and Peace (Penguin Classics, Deluxe Edition)
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Leo Tolstoy, Anthony Briggs, Orlando Figes

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War and Peace (Penguin Classics, Deluxe Edition)

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0143039997

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
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Weight: 1,424 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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