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A swim in a pond in the rain : in which four Russians give a master class on writing, reading, and life —Saunders, George, 1958- author.

"In A Swim in a Pond in the Rain, George Saunders guides the reader through seven classic Russian short stories he's been teaching for twenty years as a professor in the prestigious Syracuse University graduate MFA creat...

Anna Karenina : a novel in eight parts —Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.

Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and must endure the hypocrisies of s...

War and peace

Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha.

Android Karenina —Winters, Ben H.

When a secret cabal of radical scientific revolutionaries launches an attack on Russian high society's high-tech lifestyle, the classic love story's heroes--Anna Karenina and Count Alexei Vronsky--must fight back with al...

Anna Karenina

When married woman Anna falls in love with a soldier, she is given an ultimatum by her husband, the Imperial minister, and must make a choice about following her heart and losing her son or staying in her current marriag...

Master and man and other stories —Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.

A rich collection of short stories from the Russian master.

The gospel in brief : the life of Jesus —Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.

Presents the author's translation of the four Gospels into one text that focuses on the teachings of Jesus.

War & peace

A modern take on one of the most famous stories of all time. In 1805 when we first meet Pierre, Natasha, and Andrei, they are all part of St. Petersburg's glittering elite, but are fired up with youthful ambition to find...

The hedgehog and the fox : an essay on Tolstoy's view of history —Berlin, Isaiah, 1909-1997.

"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." This ancient Greek aphorism, preserved in a fragment from the poet Archilochus, describes the central thesis of Isaiah Berlin's masterly essay on Leo Tol...

Anna Karenina

Beautiful Anna Karenina is comfortably married to a Russian statesman until she falls in love with a dashing young soldier. When she runs away with the officer, she is ostracized by society, denied a divorce by her husba...

Война и мир Voĭna i mir

The fates of three souls-- the blundering, good-hearted Pierre; the heroically tragic Prince Andrei; and the radiant, tempestuous Natasha-- collide amid the tumult of the Napoleonic Wars in Russia. The film conjures a sw...


A counterfeit 500-franc note sets off a chain of greed, corruption, and betrayal that leads to an innocent man's arrest and his eventual destruction.

War & peace

Television adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's timeless masterpiece of love and loss, focusing on the consequences faced by three Russian families during the Napoleonic Wars.

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