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Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy

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Leo Tolstoy

Location:

Russia

Nationality:

Russian

Born:

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born in his family estate of Yasnaya Polyana in the Tula region of Russia. He was born to Count Nikolai Ilyich Tolstoy and Countess Mariya Tolstaya (Volkonskaya). His father took part in the Patriotic War of 1812. However, Tolstoy lost his ...

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Gandhi was influenced by Tolstoy's views on non-violence. A Letter to a Hindoo was written by Tolstoy to Tarak Nath Das expressing his belief in non-violence in India's struggle for freedom. This letter was published in Free Hindustan and this letter also revealed his perception of Christianity. Jay Parini's novel, The Last Station was made into a film based on Tolstoy. It was directed by Michael Hoffman with Christopher Plummer as Tolstoy and Helen Mirren as Sofya Tolstoya. Both of them were nominated to the Oscar for their roles. Virginia Woolf regarded Tolstoy as the greatest novelist while James Joyce said, "He is never dull, never stupid, never tired, never pedantic, never theatrical!" Others such as Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Anton Chekhov, Thomas Mann, Marcel Proust, William Faulkner, and Vladimir Nabokov admired his works too.

Books by Leo Tolstoy
Resurrection by: Leo Tolstoy (ISBN : 0140424636)
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The Cossacks by: Leo Tolstoy (ISBN : -)

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Anna Karenina by: Leo Tolstoy (ISBN : -)

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Notable Works:

War and Peace and Anna Karenina,
Childhood,
Boyhood,
and Youth,
Resurrection