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Initial post: 9 Sep 2010, 19:30:18 BST
Jonathan Lim says:
Why not?

Posted on 16 Jan 2011, 17:25:13 GMT
Livfoss says:
It is now.. but which translation is it? Amazon seem not to appreciate that for classics, the translation can make a huge difference - this applies not only to Tolstoy, but to Homer, Dante, many of the greats. I suppose under a pound isn't much to pay to find out. It's probably Garnett or Maudes... unlikely anyway to be one of the two (!) very recent translations.

Posted on 6 May 2011, 13:02:53 BST
Last edited by the author on 6 May 2011, 13:06:17 BST
Antony says:
The kindle translation is just an older translation and there doesn't seem to be a way to say "I want to read this on Kindle" for the newer translation. Although the Volokhonsky / Pevear translation is available in the US. http://www.amazon.com/War-and-Peace-ebook/dp/B001CBMX7Y/ref=sr_1_cc_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1304683435&sr=1-2-catcorr So why can't we have it here.

Posted on 2 Jan 2012, 22:56:47 GMT
H. M. Holt says:
The kindle Vintage Classics version seems to be the Volokhonsky / Pevear translation from what I can see - what makes you think it isn't?
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War and Peace (Classics) by Leo Tolstoy (Hardcover - Sept. 1972)
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