War and Peace (Pevear/Volokhonsky Translation). Leo Tolstoy
ISBN: 9781400079988 | 1296 pages | 22 Mb
War and Peace (Pevear/Volokhonsky Translation) Leo Tolstoy
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, translated by R. Reading: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (Pevear and Volokhonsky translation). I don't know if that's maybe my translation, (I'm reading a different translator--Pevear & Volokhonsky) or just a case of the book being longer and more ambitious. With an occasional break, it took me five months to finish the 800 pages of “Anna Karenina”, I probably should have expected not to enjoy “Anna Karenina” very much, because when I read “War and Peace”, I enjoyed the war and was often bored by the peace. Although Leo Tolstoy Two years ago, Pevear and Volokhonsky also published their hefty, beautiful version of War and Peace, enthralling readers of serious literature and becoming the subject of a four-week online discussion presided by the New York Times. Book Review: The Death of Ivan Ilyich & Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy; Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy 1865 --Pevear and Volokhonsky translation 2007 1273 pages. He puts this monolingual reader to shame. December 17, 2009 by theculturalobserver. Since Tolstoy seems to have command of ever facet of literary technique in War and Peace, why should metaphor be an exception? There is no war in “Anna Karenina”, except in Anna's and Levin's souls. The translating team's Anna Karenina was reviewed in the same magazine here; James Wood discussed the Pevear and Volokhonsky War and Peace here. Over the past few weeks, there's been an ongoing discussion of the new Pevear and Volokhonsky translation of War and Peace in the NY Times Reading Room. Somewhere in there Deirdre gave me the new 3.8 pound Richard Pevear / Larissa Volokhonsky translation of War and Peace that everybody is raving about. Purchase your copy of Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky's new translation of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace and King Vidor's slight but nonetheless entertaining film of adaptation at Amazon.com.
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