The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)

The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)

Leo Tolstoy


A choice of a few of Tolstoy's strongest robust stories

The violent religious main issue in Tolstoy's existence that encouraged his final interval of creativity produced the tales during this compelling and startling assortment. They painting the multifaceted nature of hope, from idealistic romance to sexual jealousy, from determined lust to relentless longing. "The ok reutzer Sonata" prompted a public sensation with its indictment of so-called Christian marriage, a topic echoed in "Family Happiness." In "The Devil," a tender guy reveals it irresistible a gorgeous peasant girl with whom he had an affair ahead of his marriage. And "Father Sergius" exhibits a guy going to more and more determined leads to order to prevent the enticements of the flesh.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts better by way of introductions and notes by means of unique students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations through award-winning translators.

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