The Kreutzer sonata
and other stories
|Subject||FICTION -- General. -- bisacsh
Short stories, Russian -- Translations into English.
Short stories, Russian. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01117348
Social conditions -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01919811
Leo Tolstoy (September 9, 1828 - November 20, 1910) was a Russian writer who earned fame and global renown for his novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Writing during the late 19th century, Tolstoy lived during a literary period in which Realism flourished, and today his two novels are considered the apex of realist fiction. Tolstoy is also known for his complex and somewhat paradoxical persona, holding both moralistic and ascetic views during the final decades of his life.