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This book is one of the best books on this list. Tolstoy’s expansive and epic work “War and Peace” is one of the longest books to be ever written. This book has made a notable change in the world of literature; the book focuses on the post Napoleon era. The story takes many historic events into account and shows many changes. The also concentrates Prince Andrey Bolkonsky and the unforgettable heroine, Natasha.
What makes this book stand out?
The book gives an accurate account of historical events and the changes a world faces after wars. This book has been rightly claimed as a timeless classic.
Read it for
One of the best historic fictions to be written, the story is one of the most significant works of the author.
Don't read it for
The story is impressive, but there are a few things which make the book annoying. The biggest reason is that the book is too long. Second, the book has many historical references, for those who aren’t updated with the historic events, the book will surely annoy you more than anyone else.