Leo Tolstoy Selected Essays translated by Almere Maude Introduced by Ernest J. Simmons 1964 A Modern Library Book

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Embark on a thought-provoking journey with Leo Tolstoy Selected Essays, meticulously translated by Almere Maude and introduced by Ernest J. Simmons. This 1964 Modern Library edition, encompassed in a dust jacket, serves as a portal to the deep philosophical musings and keen observations of Leo Tolstoy. Through each essay, readers are invited to navigate the landscapes of human existence, societal norms, and moral discourse, all under the discerning eye and eloquent expression of Tolstoy.

The book has a personal touch from a previous owner, evident in the underlined passages and the name written on the inside page. These markings are more than mere annotations; they stand as a testament to the enduring impact and relevance of Tolstoy's insights, transcending through time and individual experiences.


  • Title: Leo Tolstoy Selected Essays
  • Publication Date: 1964
  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Pages: 353
  • Dimensions: 8x4x1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Wear and tear on the dust jacket; annotations by the previous owner as shown in photos

Key Elements

  • Venture into a collection of essays that dissect profound themes of human nature, ethics, and societal structures through the lens of Leo Tolstoy.
  • This book bridges the present with a timeless dialogue on existential and societal inquiries initiated by Tolstoy, offering readers a chance to partake in historical intellectual discourse.
  • The hardcover binding, though worn, encases a treasure trove of thought, making it a dignified member of your collection.
  • A meaningful addition for those who seek to engage with philosophical thought and the intellectual legacy of renowned literary figures.
  • Engage with the intellectual legacy of Tolstoy, explore the annotated reflections of a previous reader, and add your own insights to the ongoing dialogue.


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In Summation:

Leo Tolstoy Selected Essays invites you into a realm of intellectual exploration, offering not just a book but a conversation with one of the most revered minds in literary history.

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