Leo Tolstoy

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828-1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer from an aristocratic family. He took part in the Crimean war and after the defense of Sevastopol wrote The Sevastopol Sketches (1855-6), which established his literary reputation. He is the author, among many other works, of War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realistic fiction.

  • The Death of Ivan Ilyich

    By Leo Tolstoy

    Read by David Shaw-Parker

    Tolstoy’s most famous novella is a moving examination of death and the possibilities of redemption.

    "Poignant and powerful, this insightful meditation on dying still resonates." - Booklist

    Released Tue Mar 28 00:00:00 UTC 2017
    English, Unabridged