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The First Distiller - cover

The First Distiller

Leo graf Tolstoy

Translator Aylmer Maude, Louise Maude

Publisher: Good Press

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Leo Graf Tolstoy's 'The First Distiller' is a striking exploration of the human condition and societal norms set in a Russian village during the 19th century. The novel blends elements of realism and social commentary, delving into the complexities of human nature and the impact of tradition on individual freedoms. Tolstoy's vivid descriptions and profound character development create a rich tapestry of emotions and moral dilemmas, making it a timeless classic in Russian literature. The narrative unfolds with a series of interconnected events that ultimately question the differences between societal expectations and personal desires. The author's use of symbolism and metaphor adds layers of depth to the narrative, inviting readers to ponder the profound themes presented. Leo Graf Tolstoy's own experiences growing up in Russia and witnessing the societal changes of his time undoubtedly influenced his writing of 'The First Distiller'. His keen observations of human behavior and his philosophical musings on the nature of happiness and fulfillment shine through in this thought-provoking novel. For fans of Russian literature and those interested in philosophical explorations of the human experience, 'The First Distiller' is a must-read that will leave a lasting impact on its readers.
Available since: 12/02/2019.
Print length: 113 pages.

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