Synopses & Reviews
Details the invasion of Russia by Napoleon and his army.
Few would dispute the claim of "War and Peace" to be regarded as the greatest novel in any language. This massive chronicle, to which Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) devoted five whole years shortly after his marriage, portrays Russian family life during and after the Napoleonic war.
About the Author
Helen Edmundson's breakthrough came in 1992 with her award winning adaptation of Anna Karenina for Shared Experience, for whom she also adapted The Mill on the Floss. Her adaptation of War and Peace was staged at the National Theatre in 1996.