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In Hadji Murat, Tolstoy recounts the extraordinary meeting of two polarized cultures—the refined, Europeanized court of the Russian tsar and the fierce Muslim chieftains of the Chechen hills. This brilliant, culturally resonant fiction was written towards the end of Tolstoy’s life, but the conflict it describes has obvious, ironic parallels with current affairs today. It is 1852, and Hadji Murat, one of the most feared mountain chiefs, is the scourge of the Russian army. When he comes to surrender, the Russians are delighted. Or have they naively welcomed a double-agent into their midst? With its sardonic portraits—from the inscrutable Hadji Murat to the fat and bumbling tsar—Tolstoy’s story is an astute and witty commentary on the nature of political relations and states at war. Leo Tolstoy is one of the world’s greatest writers. Best known for his brilliantly crafted epic novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, he used his works to address the problems of Russian society, politics, and traditions.

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Written towards the end of Tolstoy's life this literary gem describes conflict in Russia that has ironic parallels with current affairs today. Translated by Hugh Aplin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781843910336
Translator:
Aplin, Hugh
Foreword:
Toibin, Colm
Translator:
Aplin, Hugh
Foreword by:
Toibin, Colm
Foreword:
Toibin, Colm
Author:
Tolstoy, Leo Nikolayevich
Author:
Toibin, Colm
Author:
Tolstoy, Leo
Publisher:
Hesperus Press
Location:
London
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Russian & Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Muslims
Subject:
Civil war
Subject:
Chechnëiìa
Subject:
Khadzhi-Murat
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
100 pages
Series Volume:
no. 56, etc.
Publication Date:
20030201
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
130
Dimensions:
7.5 x 6.3 in 0.44 lb

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