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War and Peace, Welsh National Opera, Birmingham Hippodrome - review

shropshirestar.com - 18 Nov 2018
As the cast silently filled the stage before the production began, there in the centre of the stage, writing away, was Leo Tolstoy who without his writing ability none of this would be possible. David Poutney's new production began, focussing on the ...
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Grandson of Leo Tolstoy Buried in Messinia, Greece

Greek Reporter - 10 Nov 2018
Alexander Tolstoy, the grandson of great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, died at the age of 87 in Greece and was buried on Friday at the Kardamili Cemetery in Messinia, Peloponnese. The deceased had bought a home in Mani in the 1970s, and in recent years ...
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"Great Power Competition" and the Harsh Lessons of World War I

The National Interest Online - 19 Nov 2018
In a work that is rightly compared to Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, Solzhenitsyn describes how the Russian Army was “advancing to execute a maneuver worthy of Suvorov: a forced march to [administer] … a shattering blow to Germany at the start of the war.
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''First Tolstoy, then Dostoyevsky. First antidote, then poison''

Realnoe vremya - 31 Oct 2018
This year marks 190 years since the birth of Leo Tolstoy. The date is marked on an international scale, as the author remains one of the most widely read in the world. About unfading interest in the writer, his views on religion and politics — read in ...
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Chameliwala market, a closed chapter for book lovers

Times of India - 19 Nov 2018
Jaipur: For book lovers, young and old, Chameliwala market in MI Road used to be a favourite hunt. Even a stroll in narrow alleys itself was an exercise in learning as one would come across rare Hindi translations of Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace ...
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Brexit drama: What you need to know

Mail and Guardian - 18 Nov 2018
At almost 600 pages long, Theresa May's draft agreement over Britain's departure from the European Union is nearly half the length of Russian author Leo Tolstoy's vaunted masterpiece, War and Peace. But for the UK's embattled prime minister, it's ...
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Chameliwala mkt, a closed chapter for book lovers

Times of India - 18 Nov 2018
Jaipur: For book lovers, young and old, Chameliwala market in MI Road used to be a favourite hunt. Even a stroll in narrow alleys itself was an exercise in learning as one would come across rare Hindi translations of Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace ...
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Want to change others? It may be simpler than you thought

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 09 Nov 2018
“Everybody thinks of changing humanity and nobody thinks of changing Himself.” Leo Tolstoy. There hardly is anything more challenging for human beings than committing to change. Whether it is changing how we think or act; overcoming weaknesses or ...
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37th International Istanbul Book Fair attracts 611000 visitors

Daily Sabah - 19 Nov 2018
İletişim Publishing editor Kıvanç Koçak said readers were choosing world literature classics, with the works of Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Leo Tolstoy topping sales charts. Although novels are the most attention-grabbing books, especially among young ...
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A tribute to the great teachers of the world from BRICS

Independent Online - 16 Nov 2018
The exhibition focus on each of the leaders who contributed to world peace from Brazil, Russia,India, China and South Africa (BRICS). These are Leo Tolstoy, Chinese philosopher Confucius, Mahatma Gandhi,Nelson Mandela and Baron Rio Branco who are ...
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Boxford violinist to perform in Topsfield Dec. 2

Wicked Local Topsfield - 19 Nov 2018
Peckins and Akahori will perform Beethoven's “Kreutzer” Sonata — the piece that inspired Leo Tolstoy's novella “The Kreutzer Sonata” — as well as virtuoso pieces by Paganini, Monti and Brahms, a collection of Baroque dances by Bach, and Corelli's ...
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10 reasons 'War & Peace' the show is much better than the book

SBS - 08 Nov 2018
War and Peace is a very famous novel by Leo Tolstoy. One of the most famous, if you believe what other people say about it. It's also really long. Epically long. It's four volumes, 1,255 pages weaving the lives of five aristocratic families (among ...
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Sawab Centre highlights values of tolerance

Gulf Today - 18 Nov 2018
Through highlighting the examples of Ibn Batutta, Leo Tolstoy and other luminaries, #KnowingTheOther will also address the benefits of travel, learning foreign languages, and exposing oneself to other cultures and religions to expand one's horizons and ...
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Spoonfuls of Greens Help the Medicine Go Down

Santa Barbara Independent - 30 Oct 2018
In the early 20th century, Leo Tolstoy, in his ascetic quest for a “good life,” embraced a vegetarian diet to resist all forms of violence, which included to “God's animal creations.” His diet was meant to “support life” — both his and others, a ...
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Ranking All of Nathan Peterman's Interceptions in Buffalo

The Ringer (blog) - 13 Nov 2018
The league's glut of quality quarterbacks reminds me of what Leo Tolstoy said on a particularly philosophical episode of ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown. “Listen, coach,” the Russian novelist shouted over Mike Ditka. “All good QBs are alike. Every crappy ...
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The meaning of life – and death

The Conservative Woman - 17 Nov 2018
Leo Tolstoy's novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich is important for our times, a tale of a man who is confronted by death and realises the utter meaningless of his existence. It cautions against the trappings of status, money and power without any higher ...
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Tolstoy's Resurrection

StopFake.org - 22 Oct 2018
The programme's title plays with the title of a novel from 1899 written by the Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy, Resurrection, (the words for “Sunday” and “resurrection” are pronounced similarly Russian, but have slightly different spelling), reminding ...

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