At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon?s army marches on Russia, and the lives of three young people are changed forever. The stories of quixotic Pierre, cynical Andrey and impetuous Natasha interweave with a huge cast, from aristocrats and peasants, to soldiers and Napoleon himself. In War and Peace (1868-9), Tolstoy entwines grand themes - conflict and love, birth and death,..
At a glittering society party in St. Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon’s army marches on..Описание
War and Peace is a vast epic centred on Napoleon''s war with Russia. While it expresses Tolstoy''s view that history is an inexorable process which man cannot influence, he..Описание
A midst a lavish party in St Petersburg attended by society’s finest, the prospect of war is one everyone’s lips. Soon the lives of Pierre, Prince Andrei and Natasha are changed..Подробнее