What Men Live By, and Other Tales

What Men Live By, and Other Tales

Description

This collection of four stories by Leo Tolstoy was published in 1885, a few years after his religious conversion to radical non-violent Christianity, and the stories reflect his concerns at that time. Includes "What Men Live By," "The Three Questions," "The Coffee House of Surat," and "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" Tolstoy shows his great ability to describe environments, characters, landscapes, desires, anxieties and takes advantage of any situation to generate a story less enjoyable and give the reader a moral, a lesson and a reflection process associated with ethics and Christian customs. At the time when these stories were written is clear and explicit belief (? Fanaticism?) The author by the teachings of the Catholic religion. further highlights the virtues and flaws and obsessions for which a man must fight in the course of his life. Solidarity towards others, pride, love, ambition, pride, bribery, suffering. Simple yet profound stories that have an impact and can be a cause of a process of reflection. Tolstoy certainly is one of the greatest contemporary writers.


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Details

Author(s)
Leo Tolstoy, Louise Maude, Aylmer Maude
Format
Paperback | 94 pages
Dimensions
127 x 203 x 5mm | 100g
Publication date
02 Jan 2018
Publisher
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
1983490083
ISBN13
9781983490088