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    Hadji Murad (Paperback) By (author) Leo Tolstoy, Translated by Aylmer Maude

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    DescriptionTolstoy's novella blends fiction and historical fact to portray a legendary Avar chieftain who switched sides in the nineteenth-century Russo-Caucasian war. Inspired by the author's military service, "Hadji Murad" offers riveting views of warfare and treason, murder and vengeance, and behind-the-scenes political plotting. An uncharacteristically brief story by the creator of "War and Peace, " it voices Tolstoy's pacifist beliefs. This novella also provides a compelling depiction of the Caucasus, a mountainous territory between the Black Sea and the Caspian, prized for its strategic location and natural resources. Located at the crossroads of three empires--Turkey, Persia, and Russia--the region has long struggled with incursions by its neighbors and remains a troubled corner of the world to this day. Tolstoy's realistic pictures of life in a war zone raise enduringly relevant issues of life and death.

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    Hadji Murad
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leo Tolstoy, Translated by Aylmer Maude
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 145
    Width: 141 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 172 g
    ISBN 13: 9780486473666
    ISBN 10: 048647366X

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
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    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.7
    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: FJM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 61
    Ingram Subject Code: FD
    Libri: I-FD
    DC21: 891.733
    BISAC V2.8: FIC032000
    DC22: 891.73/3
    BISAC V2.8: FIC002000
    LC classification: PG3366 .K5 2009
    Thema V1.0: FJM
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    18 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York