After living many years in Russia the Maudes spent the rest of their life in England translating Tolstoy's writing and promoting public interest in his work. Aylmer Maude was also involved in a number of early 20th century progressive and idealistic causes. Maude,  and his wife Lucy, who came from a Quaker background. Maude's preaching helped draw a large congregation.
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The editor has made revisions where appropriate; the annotations have also been revised and expanded. Among the great novels of the world, 'War and Peace' has long held pride of place because it fulfills, in its seamless interweaving of the historical and the personal, and its genius in registering the entire scale of human life, all the promise latent in the art of fiction itself. Leo Tolstoy , a giant of world literature, is the author of many classics, including War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Convert currency. Add to Basket.