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The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories By Leo Tolstoy

The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

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This is a collection of three short stories by Tolstoy: "The Death of Ivan Ilyich", "The Cossacks" and "Happy Ever After". The volume includes an introduction discussing the stories' influences and contemporary reactions towards them.

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The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy

The Death of Ivan Ilyich is a masterly meditation on life and death, recounting the physical decline and spiritual awakening of a worldly, successful man who is faced with his own mortality. Only in his last agonizing moments does Ivan Ilyich finally confront his true nature, and gain the forgiveness of his wife and son for his cruelty towards them.

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About Leo Tolstoy


Count Leo Tolstoy was born in 1828 on the family estate of Yasnaya Polyana, in the Tula province. He took part in the Crimean war and after the defence of Sevastopol wrote The Sevastopol Sketches (1855-6), which established his literary reputation. He is the author, among many other works, of War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877) and A Confession (1879--82).

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GOR001448167
The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy
Classics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1989-02-23
336
0140445080
9780140445084
N/A
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