Leo Tolstoy The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories

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Code 9780099541066

As good as anything Tolstoy ever wrote... Self-assured, vital, unforgettable' Guardian.

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The title story of this collection is about a man battling a mysterious illness. His family visit his bedside, their faces masks of concern.
His colleagues pay their respects but only think of the advantages created by his death. This intensely moving story of Ivan Ilyich's lonely end is one of the masterpieces of Tolstoy's late fiction.

"The Death of Ivan Ilyich" is one of the masterpieces of Tolstoy's late fiction. This collection includes "The Death of Ivan Ilyich" and nine other
stories such as "The Devil", and "War and Peace" and "Hadji Murat",which has been described by Harold Bloom as 'the best story in the world'.

The simplicity and power of this novella, the story of the terrible encroachment of death on a shallow man spiritually unprepared for it, has staggered millions."Sunday Telegraph.

I don't read Russian, but I think Tolstoy's writing comes over whatever translation you read...he wrote the great, terrible story The Death of Ivan Illyich." Redmond O'Hanlon, Independent

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"The simplicity and power of this novella, the story of the terrible encroachment of death on a shallow man spiritually unprepared for it, has staggered millions. "Sunday Telegraph.


"I don't read Russian, but I think Tolstoy's writing comes over whatever translation you read...he wrote the great, terrible story The Death of Ivan Illyich." Redmond O'Hanlon, Independen.

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