Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy
Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1821 -1910)
Count Leo Tolstoi, the genius of Russian language and literature, the author of numerous stories, novels, fairy tales as well as philosophical and journalistic pieces. The creator of the trilogy “Childhood”, “Boyhood”, “Youth”, he is recognized all over the world thanks to his epochal novel “War and Piece” and brilliant “Anna Karenina”.
“War and Peace” is a colossal epic of the war against Napoleon, the greatest creation not only in the history of Russian and but also the world’s literature. There Tolstoi depicted the entire picture of Russian society, created the wide-scale image of Russian life. Tolstoi, the greatest psychologist, the master of description, can be seen as a peak of the world’s literature.