Ilyas

A story of a successful farmer Ilyas who grew into one of the wealthiest in the area only to loose it all through series of bad accidents. He finds his happiness however only...

The Death of Ivan Ilych Literary Classics

Leo Tolstoy's timeless tale of a court official's long and drawn out death is both a masterful metaphysical exploration of the meaning of death, and a masterstroke of...

Little Girls Wiser Than Men

Two little girls from different houses happened to meet in a lane between two homesteads, where the dirty water after running through the farm-yards had formed a large puddle. One...

Anna Karenina, Book 7

Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. In Book 7, Levin, in town for Kitty’s confinement,...

Short Stories

A selection of short stories by Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy, considered to be one of the greatest writers of the genre his stories are often guided by his moralistic views.

Bethink Yourselves!

"Bethink Yourselves" is a classic anti-war text by the great Russian author, Leo Tolstoy inspired by the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905, and includes the following excerpt: Again...

Stories Of Leo Tolstoy

A collection of short stories from one of the most famous writers of very long novels Leo Tolstoy, including: Ilyas, Little Girls Wiser Than Men, The Coffee-House of Surat. 'For...

The Empty Drum

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) began writing when he was stationed in the Caucasus in the Russian army. After fighting in the Crimean war, he settled in St. Petersburg, where he wrote a...

B. J. Harrison Reads Where Love Is, God Is

B.J. Harrison reads the classic by Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. Martin Avdeitch is a devoted shoemaker, who works in his basement and meets sorrow in life. His family has died,...

Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in book form in 1878. Many writers consider Anna Karenina the greatest work of literature ever, and...

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