How Much Land Does a Man Need? and Other Stories

How Much Land Does a Man Need? and Other Stories

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  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140445060
  • 256 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult


These short works, ranging from Tolstoy’s earliest tales to the brilliant title story, are rich in the insights and passion that characterize all of his explorations in love, war, courage, and civilization.

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Table of Contents

How Much Land Does a Man Need?Introduction by A. N. Wilson
The Woodfelling
Two Hussars
How Much Land Does a Man Need?
Where Love Is, God Is
What Men Live By
Neglect a Spark and the House Burns Down
The Two Old Men
The Raid
A Prisoner of the Caucasus