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Tolstoy, Leo

[(tawl-stoi, tohl-stoi, tawl-stoi, tohl-stoi)]

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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