About this book
A highly intelligent and accessible biography of the great 19th century Russian author Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. From the eminent novelist and historian Wilson, author of "The Victorians, My Name Is Legion" and "Winnie & Wolf". Wilson sweeps away the belief that Tolstoy's works were an exact mirror of his life, and traces the roots of Tolstoy's art to his relationship with God.
A. N. Wilson's Tolstoy is a highly intelligent and accessible biography of the most famous writer in the Russian canon.