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Peter the Great book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking Peter the Great (in 2 Vol) as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Peeter I, Vene tsaar ja keiser, 1672-1725. by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy.
Alexei Tolstoy, the creator of Buratino, Russia’s version of Pinocchio, was a distant relative of Leo Tolstoy. This thick book features the early years of Russia’s first emperor, Peter the Great, and it frightened Russian children because it was obligatory summer reading. Though he wasn’t an influential global thinker, he left an interesting legacy that’s also included in school curriculum. This year marks the 135th anniversary of his birth, so let's take a close look at his most famous works. While a historical novel, this book is clearly a child of its era because indulges it in propaganda.
The translation was not just simply disappointing
The translation was not just simply disappointing. It t was flat, mechanical - less than a facsimile of what was supposed to be a magnificent stature.
Series: Alexei Tolstoy's Peter the Great (1-3). its hero which gives the stamp of greatness to the book itself. Tolstoy's epic covers Peter's early life and rise to power prior to the Battle of Narva,and is rife with drama and history. Alexey Tolstoy was born in 1883. In 1918 he published his first full length work, Nikita's Childhood. In 1919 he fled from the Bolshevik government and settled in Paris. While Tolstoy leaves out some details of Peter's life, he makes up for it with a rich cast of characters, places, and historical events that shaped modern Russia. Not a well known book in the West, but an excellent example of Russian historical fiction from the Russian perspective.
by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy. Peter the Great (2 vols. Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy. Frank William Walbank. The Histories, Vol 3, Bk. Гиперболоид инженера Гарина. 5-8. Polybius.
By (author) Alexei Tolstoy, Translated by Alex Miller. Close X. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9785050000231. Release Date:January 1985. Publisher:Raduga Publishers.
Peter the Great - Volumes One and Two by Alexei Tolstoy 1985 Moscow.
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Author: Alexei Tolstoi
Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Publisher: Raduga Publisher,C.I.S. (March 1998)
Pages: 892 pages
ePUB size: 1266 kb
FB2 size: 1403 kb
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