Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Last Steps: the Late Writings of Leo Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy

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The year is 1910. Anna Karenina and War and Peace have made Leo Tolstoy the worlds most famous author. But fame comes at a price. In this fascinating look at a tortured genius on the eve of death, Jay Parini presents Tolstoys autobiographical writing alongside letters from loved ones to paint a portrait of the great authors final year. Desperate to find respite from his troubled marriage, Tolstoy ventures into the wilderness in search of isolation, only to find a battle for his soul and legacy that offers no peace. Last Steps puts a literary giants life and work in perspective as it bears witness to his struggle to reconcile the two. This 2009 Penguin Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9780141191195 SKU: 1321668 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.