The story of Ivan the Fool and his two brothers Simon the Warrior and Taras the Pot-Bellied, and of his deaf and dumb sister, and the old Devil and three little Devilkins.
About the Author
Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (9 September [28 August] 1828 – 20. November 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. He received multiple nominations for Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906, and nominations for Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902 and 1910, and his miss of the prize is a major Nobel prize controversy. (Wikipedia)
Date of Birth:September 9, 1828
Date of Death:November 20, 1910
Place of Birth:Tula Province, Russia
Place of Death:Astapovo, Russia
Education:Privately educated by French and German tutors; attended the University of Kazan, 1844-47