This collectable hardbound leather-bound DELUXE EDITION with Gold Foiling & Gilding is beautifully crafted and designed. Perfect for gifting as well as for keeps. A prized edition for any library. LEO TOLSTOY,one of the world's greatest novelists,had a writing career spanning across almost half a century. This edition is a compilation of the writer's best short stories ranging from stories for children,stories for the people,and Russian folk tales to his adaptations from French stories and the ones written for the Jewish pogrom victims in Russia. It includes 'The Snowstorm' (1856),'Polikushka' (1863),'The Prisoner of the Caucasus' (1872),'Where Love is,There God is Also' (1885),'Two Old Men' (1885),Ivan the Fool (1885),'Kholstomir' (1885),'The Imp and The Crust' (1886),'The Coffee House of Surat' (1893),'Master and Man' (1895),'Father Sergius','Work,Death and Sickness','After the Dance',and 'Alyosha the Pot' (1911),among his other masterpieces. An editorial note precedes each work.