A nineteenth-century Russian author, thought to be among the greatest novelists, whose books paint a vivid portrait of Russian life and history. His best-known works are War and Peace and Anna Karenina.
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As many West Wing fans have pointed out, the character of Leo McGarry died after Sorkin had already left the series.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Leo and Jorge might reasonably have assumed that the matter had been put to bed.
Like Flaubert, Tolstoy and Stendhal greatly admired Walter Scott.
The great Mann disappointed her; instead of Kafka and Tolstoy, he wanted to know what she thought of Hemingway.
She saw herself as part of a larger tradition that includes Honore de Balzac, Leo Tolstoy, Marcel Proust, and Thomas Mann.
Leo II, pope, died; an able and resolute pontiff; established the kiss of peace at the mass, and the use of holy water.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
"Because we are never going to die," said the Girl and Leo together, still more loudly.
A woman came out of the doorway and stood behind them, and Leo saw in her face a look that he had sometimes seen in the Girl's.
Leo rose up with a very heavy heart, and he and the girl together went to and fro among men; their new fear of death behind them.
Leo stamped down the fire with his heel and the Girl flung the flower-wreaths out of sight, shuddering as she did so.