War and Peace, Book 09: 1812


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War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russki Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest novels.

War and Peace offered a new kind of fiction, with a great many characters caught up in a plot that covered nothing less than the grand subjects indicated by the title, combined with the equally large topics of youth, age and marriage. While today it is considered a novel, it broke so many novelistic conventions of its day that many critics of Tolstoy's time did not consider it as such. Tolstoy himself considered Anna Karenina (1878) to be his first attempt at a novel in the European sense. (Summary by Wikipedia) (4 hr 19 min)

Chapters

Chapter 01 14:12 Read by Ernst Pattynama
Chapter 02 11:04 Read by Ernst Pattynama
Chapter 03 10:12 Read by Ernst Pattynama
Chapter 04 10:42 Read by Julie VW
Chapter 05 4:51 Read by nitram
Chapter 06 16:29 Read by nitram
Chapter 07 7:06 Read by nitram
Chapter 08 13:42 Read by nitram
Chapter 09 18:38 Read by nitram
Chapter 10 9:59 Read by Ernst Pattynama
Chapter 11 12:59 Read by Julie VW
Chapter 12 10:50 Read by Andrew Coleman
Chapter 13 7:11 Read by Andrew Coleman
Chapter 14 7:52 Read by Andrew Coleman
Chapter 15 9:03 Read by Andrew Coleman
Chapter 16 9:01 Read by Andrew Coleman
Chapter 17 10:18 Read by Andrew Coleman
Chapter 18 16:01 Read by Andrew Coleman
Chapter 19 11:00 Read by Andrew Coleman
Chapter 20 14:06 Read by Andrew Coleman
Chapter 21 13:42 Read by Andrew Coleman
Chapter 22 15:17 Read by Ernst Pattynama
Chapter 23 4:52 Read by Julie VW