About Mikhelson's army I understand- Tolstoy
The man came forward, and some one--a woman--arose and asked about some opinion the speaker had expressed concerning Tolstoy
. Jurgis had never heard of Tolstoy
, and did not care anything about him.
You may read the greatest part of Dickens, as you may read the greatest part of Hawthorne or Tolstoy
, and not once be reminded of literature as a business or a cult, but you can hardly read a paragraph, hardly a sentence, of Thackeray's without being reminded of it either by suggestion or downright allusion.
He had shot big game in Siam, pearled in the Paumotus, visited Tolstoy
, seen the Passion Play, and crossed the Andes on mule-back; while he was a living directory of the fever holes of West Africa.
His large and daring cosmic theories advertised his austere life and innocent, if somewhat frigid, morality; he held something of the position of Darwin doubled with the position of Tolstoy
. But he was neither an anarchist nor an antipatriot; his views on disarmament were moderate and evolutionary-- the Republican Government put considerable confidence in him as to various chemical improvements.
decides to go travelling, without his wife, he only makes it as far as a railway station before catching pneumonia.
THE LAST STATION Cert 15, 113mins The final months of Leo Tolstoy
's life are brought to the screen for a sumptuous but uneven drama that plays more like an Oscars love letter than a film designed to be watched.
QWHAT is the connection Tolstoy
had with the Scots?
Yet this instantly-engaging story about a battle for the rights of dying author Leo Tolstoy
's work is a richly-enjoyable period drama with a commendably light touch.
That's just one reason to tune in to Horse People with Alexandra Tolstoy
, a new series which began last week, which follows the grand-niece of the renowned writer Leo Tolstoy
, as she explores different cultures around the world that depend on our four-legged friends.
MAGICIAN WITH ARABESQUES, conjuror with scrolls, romancer with sweeping leaves, Carolinda Tolstoy
has covered her ceramics with these and other design motifs for many successful years.
BUILDING A UNIQUE BRIDGE between East and West, antique and avant-garde, Countess Carolinda Tolstoy
is in the business of evolving the Islamic ceramic aesthetic, while creating an original art form.