He should've married Maryanka!!!urgh.
Tolstoy tells a wonderful story but what interested me most was his insight into seeing and understanding different cultures - their life style and values.
Viewed in this way, this is a great book to get a taste of Tolstoy's writing style, characterizations, and even favorite themes.
This copy was missing some text and was in a porint so light and small I could hardly read it. I sent in a complaint about the condition of the book.Published 2 months ago by JOHN CHANDLER
This book is so fascinating. I don't even have to vocabulary to describe why and how it is so amazing. It just is. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mugdha
Probably a little read book of Tolstoy's but a classic in it's own right. Put it on your 'must read' list.Published 5 months ago by Stewart MacDonald
Olenin < Pierre < Levin
They are all pretty much the same character with Levin bearing the fullest expression of what Tolstoy thought the ideal man should... Read more
Perhaps not his best known work, but well worth reading and not all that long. A good introduction, before diving into his bigger books.Published 6 months ago by Gudmundur R
It describes the life of the Cossacks in good detail. The Cossacks are a Russian people who are separated form the rest of Russia. Their lifestyle tends to be more military. Read morePublished 6 months ago by shannon
Having read Tolstoy's War and Peace and Anna Karenina years ago, I read The Cossacks prior to a recent trip to Russia. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Satch
Excellent reading. Highly recommended. It tells the stories of fine days gone by. I hope to see more nooks by the author on AmazonPublished 7 months ago by Dr Ahmad Al Khatibeh