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The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Master and Man

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This new edition combines Tolstoy’s most famous short tale, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, with a less well known but equally brilliant gem, Master and Man, both newly translated by Ann Pasternak Slater. Both stories confront death and the process of dying: In Ivan Ilyich, a bureaucrat looks back over his life, which suddenly seems meaningless and wasteful, while in Master and Man, a landowner and servant must each confront the value of the other as they brave a devastating snowstorm. The quintessential Tolstoyan themes of mortality, spiritual redemption, and life’s meaning are nowhere more movingly and deftly explored than in these two tales.

This unique edition also includes a critical Introduction and extensive notes by Ann Pasternak Slater, a Fellow at St. Anne’s College, Oxford.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679642930
Translator:
Slater, Ann Pasternak
Publisher:
Random House
Translator:
Slater, Ann Pasternak
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Russian & Former Soviet Union
Edition Number:
Modern Library ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Modern Library
Series Volume:
38
Publication Date:
September 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.58x5.80x.70 in. .52 lbs.

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