Annotations for War and Peace : Original Version


Baker & Taylor
A first English translation of Tolstoy's original and unpublished version as completed in 1866 is a shorter and more narrative draft of the book's first incarnation that offers insight into its evolution prior to the addition of the writer's philosophical and historical meditations. 50,000 first printing.

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Baker & Taylor
Presents the classical epic of the Napoleonic Wars and their effects on four Russian families.

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Blackwell North Amer
A sweeping, romantic saga of two noble families and their intertwined destiny,and a panoramic portrait of Russian society at the time of the Napoleonic Wars, Tolstoy's unforgettable masterpiece has inspired love and devotion in its readers for generations.
Now read the original version of Russia's most famous novel, which never made it to publication in Tolstoy's lifetime. Undiscovered for more than a century, this edition - with its subtly different characters, dialogue, and ending - is essential reading for devotees of Tolstoy and new readers alike: it is world-class fiction in its most vivid and vital form.

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HARPERCOLL

A sweeping, romantic saga of two noble families and their intertwined destiny, and a panoramic portrait of Russian society at the time of the Napoleonic Wars, Tolstoy's unforgettable masterpiece has inspired love and devotion in its readers for generations.

Now read the original version of Russia's most famous novel, which never made it to publication in Tolstoy's lifetime. Undiscovered for more than a century, this edition--with its subtly different characters, dialogue, and ending--is essential reading for devotees of Tolstoy and new readers alike: it is world-class fiction in its most vivid and vital form.



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