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    The Cossacks (Hardback) By (author) Leo Tolstoy, Introduction by John Bayley, Translated by Louise Shanks Maude, Translated by Aylmer Maude

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    DescriptionA brilliant short novel based on Tolstoy's early life as a soldier in the Caucusus, THE COSSACKS has all the energy and poetry of youth while at the same time foreshadowing the great themes of Tolstoy's later years. A young officer finds himself living among tribesmen on the borders of southern Russia. In depicting his experience, Tolstoy explores the birth and death of love, the transience of life, the love of honour and the pain of war, all portrayed amidst the wild and magnificent landscape of the mountains and described in exquisite detail.

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    The Cossacks
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leo Tolstoy, Introduction by John Bayley, Translated by Louise Shanks Maude, Translated by Aylmer Maude
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 178
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 355 g
    ISBN 13: 9781857151701
    ISBN 10: 1857151704

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC E4L: CLA
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    Libri: B-231, B-085
    DC20: 891.733
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
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    Publication date
    07 April 1994
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