Get a glimpse of young Tolstoy in this revelatory new translation of his poignant semi-autobiographical trilogy
Leo Tolstoy wrote his first published work, Childhood, when he was only twenty-three years old. A semi-autobiographical novel, it recounts two days in the childhood of ten-year-old Nikolai Irtenev, recreating vivid impressions of people, places, and events with the exuberant perspective of a child and the ironic retrospective understanding of an adult. Boyhood and Youth soon followed, and together they launched Tolstoy on the literary career that would bring him immortality.
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