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A confession

by Leo Tolstoy | 07 August 2008
PAPERBACK
Category: Literary Biography
Synopsis
Describing Tolstoy's crisis of depression and estrangement from the world, A Confession is an autobiographical work of exceptional emotional honesty. It describes his search for 'a practical religion not promising future bliss but giving bliss on earth'. Although the Confession led to his excommunication, it also resulted in a large following of Tolstoyan Christians springing up throughout Russia and Europe. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.
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Synopsis
Describing Tolstoy's crisis of depression and estrangement from the world, A Confession is an autobiographical work of exceptional emotional honesty. It describes his search for 'a practical religion not promising future bliss but giving bliss on earth'. Although the Confession led to his excommunication, it also resulted in a large following of Tolstoyan Christians springing up throughout Russia and Europe. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.
€6.99
20 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 5-7 Days (Delivery may be delayed during Christmas season)

Product Details

ISBN - 9780141036694
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher - Penguin Books Ltd
Published - 07/08/2008
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, Politics Philosophy, Philosophy, All, Books, Body and Soul, Mind Body Spirit, Religion, All, Books, Biography & True Crime, Biography, Literary Biography
No. of Pages - 97
Weight - 71
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 18
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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