War and Peace, Book 16: First Epilogue 1813-1820


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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) Note: The novel is split up in 15 books and two epilogues. This is the recording of the first epilogue, which covers events in the year 1813-1820. The recording of the next book is in progress. The project thread can be found here. The recording of book fifteen can be found here. (2 hr 31 min)

Chapters

Chapter 01 8:01 Read by Vilayvanh
Chapter 02 4:47 Read by Anna Simon
Chapter 03 11:15 Read by Anna Simon
Chapter 04 6:53 Read by Anna Simon
Chapter 05 7:55 Read by Cate Mackenzie
Chapter 06 10:34 Read by Anna Simon
Chapter 07 7:42 Read by Cate Mackenzie
Chapter 08 7:14 Read by nathank
Chapter 09 12:28 Read by Cate Mackenzie
Chapter 10 11:10 Read by WestWestest
Chapter 11 7:31 Read by Cate Mackenzie
Chapter 12 12:13 Read by Dave Whitman
Chapter 13 7:25 Read by Cate Mackenzie
Chapter 14 12:44 Read by Dan Craig
Chapter 15 10:53 Read by Cate Mackenzie
Chapter 16 12:31 Read by Anna Simon

Reviews

(4 stars)

Anna Simone reads most of this epilogue & she is uite good

(5 stars)

Anna Simon is an excellent narrator.