Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910)
The adventure book bestseller Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy ranks as one of the world’s great writers, his War and Peace has been called the greatest novel ever written.
The first portion of the bestseller War and Peace was published in 1865 (in the Russian Messenger ) as “The Year 1805.” In 1868 three more chapters appeared, and in 1869 he completed the novel. Tolstoy’s new adventure book created an out-pouring of popular and critical reaction and represented high point in the history of world literature. The characters in his adventure bestseller books represent almost everyone he had ever met, including all of his relations on both sides of his family.