Childhood, Boyhood, Youth (Penguin Classics)

Childhood, Boyhood, Youth (Penguin Classics)

Leo Tolstoy


The inventive paintings of Leo Tolstoy has been defined as 'nothing below one large diary stored for over fifty years'. this actual 'diary' starts with Tolstoy's first released paintings, "Childhood", which was once written whilst he used to be in basic terms twenty-three. A semi-autobiographical paintings, it recounts days within the adolescence of ten-year-old Nikolai Irtenev, recreating brilliant impressions of individuals, position and occasions with the exuberant point of view of a kid enriched by means of the ironic retrospective figuring out of an grownup. "Boyhood and formative years" quickly undefined, and Tolstoy used to be introduced at the literary profession that might convey him immortality.

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