Translator Aylmer Maude, Louise Maude
Publisher: Good Press
"Albert" is a short story by Nobel Prize winning Russian author Leo Tolstoy. The lead character, Albert, is a homeless, yet brilliant, violinist. The kind stranger Delesov wanted to save the young violinist, but after taking him home, discovers that Albert's drinking and temper threaten to destroy his entire family. Albert has been described as reflection on moral questions of art, and society's ability to recognize true art.