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Resurrection (Paperback)

Resurrection (Paperback)

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Published by Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd

Paperback , 608 pages






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Resurrection (1899) tells the story of a nobleman s attempt to redeem the suffering his youthful philandering inflicted on a peasant girl who ends up a prisoner in Siberia. Tolstoy s vision of redemption achieved through loving forgiveness, and his condemnation of violence, dominate the novel. An intimate, psychological tale of guilt, anger and forgiveness, Resurrection is at the same time a panoramic description of social life in Russia at the end of the nineteenth century, reflecting...

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“Nekhlyudov . . . felt with his whole being a loathing for the society in which he had lived till then: that society which so carefully hides the sufferings borne by millions to assure ease and pleasure to a small minority, that the people comprising it do not and cannot see these sufferings nor the cruelty and wickedness of their own lives.”
Resurrection – Leo Tolstoy

Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy is a humane and compassionate take on society which has a timeless appeal. Inspired by the true life of an aristocrat, Tolstoy’s Prince Dmitry Ivanich Nekhlyudov has lived a life of decadence. He seduces a peasant girl while he is on a holiday at his aunt’s place. She faces a life of ignominy and ends up as a prostitute and long forgotten by the prince. He sees her many years later in a court room as she is tried for a brutal crime. This story is a tale of resurrection as the quote above shows.
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Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born in his family estate of Yasnaya Polyana in the Tula region of Russ...

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