Who is Leo Tolstoy

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (; Russian: Лев Николаевич Толстой, IPA: [ˈlʲef nʲɪkɐˈla(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] (listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. He received nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906 and for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902, and 1909; the fact that he never won is a major controversy.Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, Tolstoy's notable works include the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1878), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobio...
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Aabwhyne: “when you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.” — leo tolstoy
Catheri34157236: the next big read will be anna karenina by leo tolstoy, which will be read over december & january. thank you to everyone who participated in the selection process. your feedback was invaluable in helping us select the best candidates.
Htsrrd_001: to say that you can love one person all your life is just like saying that one candle will continue burning as long as you live. - leo tolstoy  -
Sentopa: kejriwal babu, probably u don't know nobel prize winner rntagore had no degrees.his books translated in 28 languages, all read them.asfamous as w.shakespeare, leo tolstoy .
Donkbodonkbo: “when you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.” — leo tolstoy
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On The Morning Of Christs Nativity
 by John Milton


This is the Month, and this the happy morn
Wherin the Son of Heav'ns eternal King,
Of wedded Maid, and Virgin Mother born,
Our great redemption from above did bring;
For so the holy sages once did sing,
That he our deadly forfeit should release,

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