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Recommended historical fiction books (2)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into historical fiction here are some historical fiction books from Russia for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy EN

Rating: 4     46 Votes
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
A middle-aged judge who had never thought about his own mortality, must readjust his thinking when he learns he has a terminal illness
Recommended: 05 Jan 2023


War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy EN

Rating: 4     4 Votes
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic Wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy’s genius is seen clearly in the multitude of characters in this massive chronicle—all of them fully realized and equally memorable. Out of this complex narrative emerges a profound examination of the individual’s place in the historical process, one that makes it clear why Thomas Mann praised Tolstoy for his Homeric powers and placed War and ... continue
Recommended: 24 Apr 2022



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