War and Peace

UGX 145,000

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  •  Paperback | 1296 pages
  •  157 x 236 x 61mm | 1,213g
  •  02 Dec 2008
  •  Random House USA Inc
  •  Random House Inc
  •  New York, United States
  •  English
  •  Vintage Classics ed.

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From the award-winning translators of Anna Karenina and The Brothers Karamazov comes this magnificent new translation of Tolstoy’s masterwork.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

War and Peace broadly focuses on Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows three of the most well-known characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a count who is fighting for his inheritance and yearning for spiritual fulfillment; Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, who leaves his family behind to fight in the war against Napoleon; and Natasha Rostov, the beautiful young daughter of a nobleman who intrigues both men.

A s Napoleon’s army invades, Tolstoy brilliantly follows characters from diverse backgrounds–peasants and nobility, civilians and soldiers–as they struggle with the problems unique to their era, their history, and their culture. And as the novel progresses, these characters transcend their specificity, becoming some of the most moving–and human–figures in world literature.

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