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Boyhood

By: Leo Tolstoy
Published By: Double9 Books
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'Boyhood' is the second part of Leo Tolstoy's autobiographical trilogy. First time, it was published in a Russian journal in 1854. Narrative of this book is largely based on Tolstoy's own early struggling life. Here, Tolstoy depicts that transition from childhood to boyhood is sudden and stormy. By the character of Nicholai, author tells that it is very difficult for a boy to face the challenges of life, without his mother. It covers the Nicholai's span of life from the age of 14 to 18 years. In his narratives author describes various features of a boy's development, his attraction towards female, his struggle of life and ideas regarding friendship, humanity, freedom and respect. He also shows the hardship of service class and master and workers relations, in the Russian society, during that period. By the time Nicholai not only gains his understanding and individuality, he also gives recognition to the individuality of villagers and servants, leaving behind their identity as serfs. Although, his writing depicts about particular time, place and culture. But Tolstoy highlights the universal vision of youngsters that 'they are lonely and no one cares for them. Everyone shows disagreement with them.'

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Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy was a Russian creator known for his books War and Peace which is viewed as the best book of pragmatist fiction. Tolstoy is additionally viewed as world's best author by quite a few people. Additionally an ethical scholar and a social reformer, Tolstoy had extreme moralistic points of view. In later life, he turned into an intense Christian rebel and anarcho-conservative. Leo Tolstoy Born in Yasnaya Polyana on September 9, 1828, He had a place with a notable honorable Russian family. He was the fourth among five offspring of Count Nikolai Ilyich Tolstoy and Countess Mariya Tolstaya, both of whom kicked the bucket passing on their youngsters to be raised by family members. In 1844, Tolstoy was acknowledged into Kazan University. Incapable to graduate past the subsequent year, Tolstoy got back to Yasnava Polyana and afterward invested energy going among Moscow and St. Petersburg. With some functioning information on a few dialects, he turned into a multilingual. Yet again the recently observed youth pulled in Tolstoy towards drinking, visiting massage parlors and most betting which left him in weighty obligation and anguish however Tolstoy before long acknowledged he was carrying on with a brutish life and endeavored college tests with the expectation that he would acquire a situation with the public authority, yet finished yet up in Caucuses serving in the military continuing in the strides of his senior sibling. In Year 1862, Leo Tolstoy wedded Sophia Andreevna Behrs, generally called Sonya, who was 16 years more youthful than him. The couple had thirteen youngsters, of which, five passed on at an early age. Sonya went about as Tolstoy's secretary, editor and monetary chief while he made two out of his most prominent works. Their initial wedded life was loaded up with happiness. He started composing his show-stopper, War and Peace in 1862. The six volumes of the work were distributed somewhere in the range of 1863 and 1869. With 580 characters got from history and others made by Tolstoy, this extraordinary novel takes on investigating the hypothesis of history and the irrelevance of noted figures like Alexander and Napoleon. Anna Karenina, Tolstoy's next epic was begun in 1873 and distributed totally in 1878.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 88 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9394973052
  • ISBN-13: 9789394973053
  • Item Weight: 105.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.31 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General, Fiction / Biographical, Fiction / Classics