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Leo Tolstoy

Author (9-Sep-1828 — 20-Nov-1910)


Sara Newton Carroll. The Search: A Biography of Leo Tolstoy. New York: Harper and Row. 1973.

Edward Garnett. Tolstoy: His Life and Writings. London: Constable and Company. 1914. 107pp.

William L. Shirer. Love and Hatred: The Stormy Marriage of Leo and Sonya Tolstoy. London: Aurum Press. 1994. 400pp.

Ilya Tolstoy. Translated by Ann Dunnigan (from Russian). Tolstoy, My Father: Reminiscences. Chicago, IL: Cowles Book Company, Inc./Henry Regnery Company. 1971. 322pp. Original Russian edition, 1933.

A. N. Wilson. Tolstoy. New York: Fawcett Columbine. 1988. 572pp.


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  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.762)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1466)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.237)

  10. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.924-27)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1032)

  12. Slavonic Encyclopedia (p.1299)

  13. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.265)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.485)

  15. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.688)

  16. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.309)

  17. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.852)

  18. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.511)

  19. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.518)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.43)

  21. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.454)

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