Original Language: Russian --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
At over a thousand pages, it took me a long time to read it, but I thoroughly enjoyed it.
All the translations, such as Oxford (Maude) and Modern Library Classics (Garnett), are good and very similar in overall quality.
War and Peace is entertaining as well as enlightening and is considered by many to be the master of all Russian novels.
Translations of War and Peace eventually have to deal with a thorny problem that won't go away: the French dialog. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Pseudonym
This translation has a substantial number of pages in French. I needed an all English version so I had to return it.Published 4 months ago by Barbara Franklin
This is the best translation out there. The book reads lyrically and I think it is closer to the literature that Tolstoy intended for his reader. Read morePublished 4 months ago by CathCritter
To big and scary for me. But nice to have on the book shelf for others to see.Published 9 months ago by Yvonne Hearne
I've found this version a bit cumbersome as much of the french subtitles--and there are a lot, large and small-- for which I have to click several times to see the translation on... Read morePublished 10 months ago by SBDEB