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    Literary

    Nov-2014

    What is Art? What is value? What is good taste? What makes a cultured class? Tolstoy wrestled with these questions for fifteen years, and this book is the result of his fascination with the evolution of art, and its relationship with religion, commer...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2014

    After reading War & Peace, Fyodor Dostoevsky put the book down and said, "The fool hath said in heart there is no God." Yet, Tolstoy's shorter novels (i.e., novellas) are filled with all the war, adventure, comedy, religion, tragedy, and Russian trad...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2014

    Again war. Again sufferings, necessary to nobody, utterly uncalled for; again fraud; again the universal stupefaction and brutalization of men. Men who are separated from each other by thousands of miles, hundreds of thousands of such men (on the one...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2014

    CHARACTERS AKULINA. An old woman of seventy, brisk, dignified, old-fashioned. MICHAEL. Her son, thirty-five years old, passionate, self-satisfied, vain and strong. MARTHA. Her daughter-in-law, a grumbler, speaks much and rapidly. PARASHKA. Ten years ...

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2014

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2014

    CHARACTERS A PEASANT. { WIFE. HIS { MOTHER. { GRANDFATHER. { LITTLE DAUGHTER. A NEIGHBOUR. FOUR VILLAGE ELDERS. OLD WOMEN, WOMEN, GIRLS AND LADS. THE CHIEF OF THE DEVILS. HIS SECRETARY. A DANDY IMP. THE OFFICIALS' IMP. THE PEASANTS' IMP. SENTINELS, D...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2014

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2014

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2014

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    May-2014

    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 Reali...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2013

    The letter printed below is a translation of Tolstoy's letter written in Russian in reply to one from the Editor of Free Hindustan. After having passed from hand to hand, this letter at last came into my possession through a friend who asked me, as o...

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    Literary

    Apr-2013

    Alexander Ivanovich Volgin, a bachelor and a clerk in a Moscow bank at a salary of eight thousand Rubels a year, a man much respected in his own set, was staying in a country-house. His host was a wealthy landowner, owning some twenty-five hundred ac...

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    Literary

    Apr-2013

    THE young Tsar had just ascended the throne. For five weeks he had worked without ceasing, in the way that Tsars are accustomed to work. He had been attending to reports, signing papers, receiving ambassadors and high officials who came to be present...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2012

    While living in Russia, Tolstoy operated a tiny school for the peasant children, where they could learn to read, write, and draw. He found that there were a lack of folktales and fables to read to the children so he created his own, which are now bro...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2012

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    Jan-2012

    "Great Short Works of Leo Tolstoy" collects nine stories by the Russian born author (1828-1910). Most known for "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina," considered two of the greatest novels in world literature, Tolstoy also penned numerous novellas and ...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2011

    Leo Tolstoy (Lyof N. Tolstoi, 1828-1910) wrote works about his religious journey and beliefs that were banned in Russia when they were published. This volume contains My Confession, My Religion and The Gospel in Brief....

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2011

    Papa Panov's Christmas wish is to worship the Christ Child and give Him the finest pair of shoes he's ever made. In a dream on Christmas Eve, he's promised that his wish will come true, but he must watch carefully. What follows is Papa Panov's most j...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2010

    One of Tolstoy's last works of fiction, 'The Devil' revolves around the young landowner's Yevgeny irrepressible lust for Stepanida, a sensual peasant woman. Also included in this volume is 'Family Happiness', one of Tolstoy's earliest works, an enter...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2010

    Leo Tolstoy, or Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828-1910), was a Russian writer widely regarded as among the greatest of novelists for his masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Tolstoy's further talents as essayist, dramatist, and educationa...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2010

    Leo Tolstoy, or Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828-1910), was a Russian writer widely regarded as among the greatest of novelists for his masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Tolstoy's further talents as essayist, dramatist, and educationa...

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    General Fiction

    May-2010

    THE prologue, with its guest-table and shadowy modern personages, is, on the whole, unnecessary, though no doubt it does serve the useful, if obvious, purpose of giving the keynote of what is to follow. The guests are not individual personages, but c...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2010

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2010

    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 Reali...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2010

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2009

    The year is 1910. Anna Karenina and War and Peace have made Leo Tolstoy the world’s most famous author. But fame comes at a price. In this fascinating look at a tortured genius on the eve of death, Jay Parini presents Tolstoy’s auto...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2009

    "Anna Karenina" and "War and Peace" branded Tolstoy as one of the greatest writers in modern history. Few, however, have read his wonderful short stories. Now, in one collection, are the 20 greatest short stories of Leo Tolstoy, which give a snapshot...

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    General Fiction

    May-2009

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2009

    Tolstoy wrote some of the most disquieting short stories the world has known these three are no exception. Here, the duels and duality of man and woman are played out in tortured and sometimes tragic drama. Above all, the characters featured in these...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2007

    As a fiction writer, Leo Tolstoy (2838-2920) is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all novelists, particularly noted for his masterpieces "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina." In their scope, breadth and realistic depiction of 19th-century Russ...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2006

    These stories -- by such Russian masters as Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Ivan Turgenev, Maxim Gorky, Nikolay V. Gogol, Anton Chekhov, Alexsandr S. Pushkin, Feodor Sologub, and Leonid Andreyev -- were collected and published in English in the years...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2006

    Tolstoy may have written some of the most expansive novels in all literature, but he also created wonderful short works, too. In a spectacularly illustrated volume that captures all the atmosphere of Tolstoy's Russia, Tolstoy scholar Donna Tussing Or...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2004

    CONTENTS: The Kitten The Little Girl and the Mushrooms The Plum Stone The Bird The Liar Two Friends The Swans The Elephant The Sparrow and the Swallows The Eagle The Shark The Leap The Lion and the Dog...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2004

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2004

    Translated by Constance Garnett. Show Excerpt r guided by the example of Christ in the treatment of enemies; therefore they cannot be agreeable to the will of God, and therefore their overthrow by a spiritual regeneration of their subjects is inevita...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2002

    Six of the narratives included in the present volume are representative of Count Tolstoy's literary activity in the years 1856, 1857, and 1859; the first, which gives the volume its name, is of earlier date, having been written in 1852, the same year...

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    Literary

    Aug-2002

    ""In the Days of Serfdom" and Other Stories," originally published in 1911, presents in miniature themes developed in Tolstoy's longer works "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina." The compelling stories in this collection have largely been ignored by c...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2001

    Renowned Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy had an abiding interest in children and in children's literature. At the age of twenty-one, he started a school for peasant children on his family's estate, and after returning from a stint in the military, he fo...

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    Literary

    Sep-2001

    Written over a period of more than half a century, Leo Tolstoy s stories reflect every aspect of his art and personality. They cover his experiences as a soldier in the Caucasus, his married life, his passionate interest in the peasantry, his cult of...

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    Literary

    Sep-2001

    Ranging in scope from lengthy novellas to fables and folktales only a few pages long, Leo Tolstoy s short fiction provides a marvelous opportunity to become closely acquainted with Russia s great novelist. Volume 2 of the "Collected Shorter Fiction ...

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    General Fiction

    May-2001

    Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, commonly referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian novelist, writer, essayist, philosopher, Christian anarchist, pacifist, educational reformer, moral thinker, and an influential member of the Tolstoy family...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1959

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    Historical

    1877

    Tolstoy published Anna Karenina in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Fyodor Dostoyevsky declared it "flawless as a work of art." His opinion was shared by Vladimir Nabokov, who especially admired "the flaw...

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    General Fiction

    Maslova had for a long time been addicted to cigarette smoking, but of late she had been getting more and more accustomed to drink. The wine attracted her, not because of its taste, but because it enabled her to forget her past life, to comfort herse...

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    General Fiction

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    On one occasion the overworked serfs sent a delegation to Moscow to complain of their treatment to their lord, but they obtained no satisfaction. When the poor peasants returned disconsolate from the nobleman their superintendent determined to have r...

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    General Fiction

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    General Fiction

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    At this time I began to write, from vanity, greed, and pride. In my writings I did exactly as in life. In order to possess the glory and the wealth for whose sake I wrote, it was necessary to conceal the good, and to display the bad. And so I did. T...

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    General Fiction

    To anyone for whom Leo Tolstoy's masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina have stood as giants too daunting to scale, and equally to the many readers who have devoured those novels and are hungry for more, we offer The Death of Ivan Ilyich....

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    General Fiction

    Drawing on the tragic past of Russia and its empire to comment on the issues and ideas of his day, Leo Tolstoy wrote the stories in "Divine and Human and Other Stories "during the chaos surrounding the 1905 revolution. These stories, presented togeth...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    He is considered one of the greatest novelists in any language in all of human history, but many of Leo Tolstoy's works remain obscure today. This short novel, published posthumously and recommended by Harold Bloom in his Western Canon, is the writer...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor ...

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    General Fiction

    Dans ce roman, publie pour la premiere fois en France en 1888, Tolstoi, qui parle au nom de Katia, raconte une simple histoire d'amour entre une jeune femme de dix-sept ans et son mari de vingt ans son aine. Le deroulement en est previsible. L'admira...

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    General Fiction

    Pozdnyshev and his wife have a turbulent relationship. When her beauty blossoms after the birth of their children, men begin to flock around her, and he becomes increasingly jealous. Convinced his wife is betraying him with a young musician, his over...

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    General Fiction

    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scannin...

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    General Fiction

    A Superb New Edition of the Tolstoy ClassicA Lost Opportunity by Leo Tolstoy "A Lost Opportunity" is an 1889 fable by the Russian writer, Leo Tolstoy. The story was included in The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories publication of 1889. A Lost Opportu...

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    General Fiction

    "More Tales from Tolstoi" from Leo Tolstoy. Leo Tolstoy is widely recognized as one of the greatest of all novelists, particularly noted for his masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina (1828-1910)....

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    Framed for murder, the maid, Maslova, is convicted of the crime and sent to Siberia. Nekhlyudov goes to visit her in prison, meets other prisoners, hears their stories, and slowly comes to realize that all around his charmed and golden aristocratic w...

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    General Fiction

    So now with the theory that an economic evolution is progressing, guided by inevitable laws, in consequence of which some people must collect capital, and others must labor all their lives to increase those capitals, preparing themselves meanwhile fo...

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    General Fiction

    Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828-1910) commonly referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer - novelist, essayist, dramatist and philosopher - as well as pacifist Christian anarchist and educational reformer. He was the most influe...

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    General Fiction

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    In his book, 'Twenty Three tales, ' we see Tolstoy's love of the short story, whether for children or adults; and witness the secret of simplicity and transparency of style, so evident in the great Russian writers. The children's stories remind us of...

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    Literary

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    General Fiction

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    Tolstoy's literal interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus, centering on the Sermon on the Mount, caused him to become a fervent Christian anarchist and pacifist. Tolstoy's ideas on nonviolent resistance were to have a profound impact on such...

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    General Fiction

    The great Russian novelist and thinker Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) is largely remembered for his novels, Anna Karenina and War and Peace. But he was also a prolific essayist and storyteller. As compiler Lawrence Jordan notes, "For the Christian, Tolstoyu...

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    General Fiction

    CONTENTS On Religion On War On State and Fatherland On Taxes On Judging On Kindness On Remuneration of Labour On Drink On Capital Punishment On Prisons On Wealth On Those Who Offend You On the Press On Repentance On Art On Science On Going to Law On ...

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    Literary

    "Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) was born at Yasnya Polyana, in Tula Province, fourth of five children. Tolstoy is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all novelists, particularly noted for his masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina; in their scop...

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    General Fiction

    Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer who is considered to be one of the greatest authors in history. Tolstoy wrote many classics in different genres, such as War and Peace, Anna Karenina, and The Kingdom of God is Within You, and much of his work was bas...

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    He is considered one of the greatest novelists in any language in all of human history, but many of Leo Tolstoy's works remain obscure today. This short novel, first published in 1862, gives us Dmitiri Olenin: reluctant soldier and ne'er-do-well aris...

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    It is not well-known that "The Devil" is a semi-autobiographical work, based on an episode of sexual temptation Tolstoy experienced towards a young woman named Domna in 1880. Fully aware of the consequences awaiting him should he act on his impulses,...

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    General Fiction

    Family Happiness Leo Tolstoy Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude The story concerns the love and marriage of a young girl, Mashechka (17 years old), and the much older Sergey Mikhaylych, an old family friend. The story is narrated by Masha. After a...

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    The greatest novelist of all time retells the greatest story ever told, the life of Jesus Christ, in The Gospel in Brief--Leo Tolstoy's riveting, novelistic integration of the four Gospels into a single, twelve-chapter narrative. Virtually unknown to...

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    General Fiction

    In this collection, "How Much Land Does a Man Need? And Other Stories," Russian born Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) demonstrates his varied subject matter and style in his shorter fiction. In the title piece, "How Much Land Does a Man Need?," Tolstoy explor...

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    General Fiction

    The Long Exile, And Other Stories. INTRODUCTION THE contents of the present volume illustrate Count Tolstors versatility to a remarkable degree. His stories for children are marked by the simplicity and sincerity that children demand. What could be m...

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    "What kind of business?" Akulina timidly inquired. But Polikey was in no hurry to answer her question. He lighted his pipe with a very imposing air, and spit several times on the floor before he replied. Still retaining his pompous manner, he said, "...

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    General Fiction

    This volume presents two dramatic works of the sage of Yasnya Poliana: "And a Light Shineth in the Darkness" and "The Living Corpse." The first of these dramas was left incomplete in manuscript form. The first four acts, indeed, are carefully worked ...

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    General Fiction

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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