The Greatest Short Stories of Leo Tolstoy
The Russian novelist and moral philosopher Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) ranks as one of the world’s great writers and his “War and Peace” has been called the greatest novel ever written. The purpose of all true creative art, he believed, is to teach. But the message in all his stories is presented with such humor that the reader hardly realizes that it is strongly didactic. The seven parts into which this book is divided include the best known Tolstoy stories.