War and Peace

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War and Peace  (1869)  by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude
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War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Vojna i mir) is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era (early 1800s). War and Peace is generally thought to be one of the greatest novels ever written, remarkable for its breadth and unity. Its vast canvas includes 580 characters, many historical, others fictional.
— Based on excerpts from War and Peace and Leo Tolstoy on Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia.

Translation by Louise and Aylmer Maude in 1922-3.