About this book
A new translation of Tolstoy's classic novel, by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, who have previously translated Dostoevsky, Chekhov and Bulgakov. Also includes an new introduction, notes, a chapter summary and an index of historical figures.
Combines history and fiction to show Russia's lengthy war with the French armies of Napoleon and its effects on the domestic lives of those caught up in the conflict. This work is translated from the Tolstoy's original, and includes an introduction, notes, a chapter summary, and an index of historical figures.