Leo Tolstoy The Short Stories, Leo Tolstoy
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Leo Tolstoy: The Short Stories
The Coffee-House of Surat; Master & Man; How Much Land...; Ivan the Fool; & More

Author: Leo Tolstoy

Narrator: Jonathan Keeble

Unabridged: 4 hr 3 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Publisher: SNR Audio

Published: 01/05/2023


Leo Tolstoy: The Short Stories includes unabridged recordings of Leo Tolstoy's 5 greatest short stories in one audiobook, all read by Audie Award-winning narrators This audiobook is fully indexed. Once downloaded, each book and chapter will be listed so you can easily navigate to the individual section. The Coffee-House of Surat – A coffee-house in Surat, India, is a meeting place for where many travellers from all parts of the world. This hushed setting acts as the backdrop to a story of religion, beauty, deities, and the importance of faith. Master and Man – A story of capitalism, greed, and its dangers, set amongst the Russian countryside and a bitter battle for land. How Much Land Does a Man Need? – A story focused on themes that Tolstoy continually returned to: greed, charity, life and death. Alyosha the Pot – Alyosha falls in love with Ustinja, a young girl who cooks for the merchant's family. Eventually he asks Ustinja to marry him, but his father scolds him and tells him that marriage will come when and with whom the father chooses only for tragedy to soon strike. Ivan the Fool – Though his brothers are easily tempted by money and military power, unsophisticated Ivan, with his simple way of life, becomes the true hero of the story.