War and Peace, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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BompaCrazy.com, 1938 - Fiction - 2188 pages
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Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic Wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy's genius is seen clearly in the multitude of characters in this massive chronicle--all of them fully realized and equally memorable. Out of this complex narrative emerges a profound examination of the individual's place in the historical process, one that makes it clear why Thomas Mann praised Tolstoy for his Homeric powers and placed War and Peace in the same category as the Iliad": " "To read him . . . is to find one's way home . . . to everything within us that is fundamental and sane."
  

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Best historical Drama from I have ever read. It is philosophical as well as entertaining. One of the must read for anybody in this world.

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This is a book that I've never read before. It's words are eloquent and have the genuis of Tolstoy all over them. I'm starting Volume 3 and I honestly can't wait!

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