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Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: Лев Николаевич Толстой; 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 - 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), also known as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays.

Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852-1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War.

Tolstoy's fiction includes dozens of short stories and several novellas such as The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Family Happiness, and Hadji Murad. He also wrote plays and numerous philosophical essays.
  • Yasnaya Polyana, Russian Empire
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WAR AND PEACE (Completed) by LeoTolstoy
WAR AND PEACE (Completed)
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WAR AND PEACE [To Be Continued in Second Part] by LeoTolstoy
WAR AND PEACE [To Be Continued in...
War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, which is regarded as a central work of world lite...
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Anna Karenina by LeoTolstoy
Anna Karenina
"Anna Karenina" is the tragedy of married aristocrat and socialite Anna Karenina and her affair wit...
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