Regarded as one of the best works in literature, the War and Peace is considered as Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece. A man on a thousand mile walk has to forget his goal and say to himself every morning, 'Today I'm going to cover twenty-five miles and then rest up and sleep'." These and many more beautiful quotes from this War and Peace English book will take your breath away. This War and Peace book by Leo Tolstoy is set against the backdrop of French invasion of Russia and the subsequent impact it had on the Tsarist regime. He explains the hatred and anger against the invaders through the eyes of five aristocratic families of Russia to create a mesmerising experience.
This War and Peace paperback edition is one of the most highly acclaimed classics of all times. As they say, geniuses are born a century too early and this is the case with Tolstoy. All the problems before and after the invasion of Russia are the ones faced by people in many countries today. Maybe the author had a warning sign of sorts that the world missed. The Tsarist regime is unable to accept the fact that the Napoleon era has kicked in and the Russian aristocracy is the one that suffers the most. A heartening tale with worldly lessons, this War Peace Leo Tolstoy book is a must read.