Leo Tolstoy

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One of the greatest Russian writers of the 19th century, Leo Tolstoy is best known for his novels The Cossacks, Resurrection, War and Peace and Anna Karenina, which are considered to be among the best examples of realistic fiction ever written, as well as non-fiction including A Confession and What Is Art?. In addition to his writing, Tolstoy was known as a moral thinker and social reformer who embraced ascetic views in his personal life, and his writings on non-violent resistance, particularly The Kingdom of God Is Within You, influenced such notable activists as Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Lu...

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    Leo Tolstoy                                       

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  • As a widow, Sophia lived at Yasnaya Polyana, preserving the estate as her husband left it in 1910. She cataloged Tolstoy’s library, helped his biographers, and toured visitors through the house. And she was still copying Tolstoy’s fiction, to fathom, relive, enjoy it, and to communicate with her husband beyond the grave.

    Alexandra PopoffSophia Tolstoy

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