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NOTE: This review is of the Richard Pevear/Larissa Volokhonsky translation.
One thing that Leo Tolstoy could never be accused of was being a minimalist. Read more
Tolstoy is a master of the short story, and the issues he addresses are as fresh as this morning's news.Published 5 months ago by F. Kim Hodgson
I received this book of stories by Tolstoy for my birthday and I'm glad that I did! While I am slowly (like snail slow) reading War and Peace and upon reading this collection, I... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ariel Dowling
a fine selection of some of Tolstoy's best stories which everyone will want to read after reading Henri Troyat's biography of Tolstoy.Published 9 months ago by Joyce Lawrence
Old book but still good. A question we all ask as we grow old, how will we face our inevitable death?Published 11 months ago by Charles W.Schuler
These are wonderful stories beautifully translated by Pevear and Volokhonsky, absolutely classic Tolstoy. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Joan C Champie
Marvelous translations of some of the greatest short stories ever written by an absolute master. Five stars aren't enough. Not by a wide margin.Published 16 months ago by Falstaff
Many people agree that The Beatles are the best band of all time (I'm actually not of this camp, but let's forget that for the sake of argument). Read morePublished on July 14, 2013 by simon belmont
The tale that gives the title to this volume, and the two others I will review here, were written when Tolstoy was already an old man, and they reflect his successive spiritual and... Read morePublished on July 8, 2013 by Guillermo Maynez