War and Peace

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War and Peace  (1869)  by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude
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.

This is a translation and has a separate copyright status from the original text. The license for the translation applies to this edition only.
This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.
This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1939, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.