The Coffee-house Of Surat

In the town of Surat, in India, was a coffee-house where many travellers and foreigners from all parts of the world met and conversed. One day a learned Persian theologian visited...

The Bear-hunt

The adventure here narrated is one that happened to Tolstoy himself in 1858. More than twenty years later he gave up hunting, on humanitarian grounds.

The Death of Ivan Ilych Literary Classics

Leo Tolstoy's timeless tale of a court official's long and drawn out death is both a masterful metaphysical exploration of the meaning of death, and a masterstroke of...

Little Girls Wiser Than Men

Two little girls from different houses happened to meet in a lane between two homesteads, where the dirty water after running through the farm-yards had formed a large puddle. One...

Short Stories

A selection of short stories by Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy, considered to be one of the greatest writers of the genre his stories are often guided by his moralistic views.

Anna Karenina

Considered by some to be the greatest novel ever written, “Anna Karenina” is Tolstoy’s classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of high society in Moscow...

War And Peace

Tolstoy’s epic masterpiece intertwines the lives of private and public individuals during the time of the Napoleonic wars and the French invasion of Russia. The fortunes of the...

War And Peace

Arguably the greatest literary masterpiece, War and Peace is an amazing blend of philosophy, history, spirituality, and love told through two families, the Rostovs and the...

Anna Karenina

Many consider ‘Anna Karenina’ to be the greatest novel of all time. A profound and exhaustive exploration of Russian life and the human condition. Tolstoy creates one of the...

Family Happiness

"Family Happiness" is a relationship novel which tells the story of the seventeen-year-old Mashechka and the thirty-six-year-old Sergey. Their passionate love leads to marriage...

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