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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Transaction Pub Large Print
Publication date November 1, 2000
Pages 623
Binding Hardcover
Edition Large print
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781560004660
ISBN-10 1560004665
Dimensions 1.50 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 2.35 lbs.
Original list price $45.95
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One of Tolstoy's greatest books, Resurrection traces the conflict of pride and affection between Katusha, a prostitute charged with murder, and her first lover, Nekhludov, who serves on the jury at her trial. Prince Nekhludov recognizes her as the innocent young girl he once loved, se­duced, and abandoned. Through his attempts to alter the course of her fate, Nekhludov discovers the hypocrisy of his own atone­ment—and begins the journey to personal resur­rection.

The setting of Resurrection is the Russian un­derworld. Tolstoy turns a critical eye on the law, the penal system, and especially the Church. With its theme of fallen man and a non-Christian process of regeneration, the novel presents a panorama of Russian life at the end of the nineteenth century— shot through with spiritual intensity and material dep­rivation.

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