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Childhood, Boyhood, Youth (Detstvo, otrochestvo i i͡u︡nostʹ) 48 editions

Cover of: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth (Detstvo, otrochestvo i i͡u︡nostʹ) by Leo Tolstoy
About the Book

Written from 1852 to 1856, this autobiographical novel was Tolstoy's first publication. The early life of Nikolai, the son of wealthy landowner in Russia, is fully explored, slowly revealing this young boy's inner mind, relationships, and social standing. As he describes his tutor, angelic mother, aloof father, worldly brother, and later his moralistic friend, Nikolai displays a mind given to dreaming and a personality as complex as it is conflicted. As he grows and moves from his country home to his grandmother's mansion in Moscow, Nikolai also struggles at intervals to find a sort of moral balance, which affects his love, his education, and the type of man he might become. Tolstoy demonstrates, even in this first literary attempt, his ability to utilize a host of minor characters to fully develop the internal life of his main character. "Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth" shows in its three parts not only the deliberate building of a protagonist but also a universal story about coming of age. This novel has proven itself to be a seminal work for an extraordinary novelist. - Digireads.com

48 editions First published in 1886

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in English
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Publish date unknown, Penguin
Childhood, Boyhood and Youth
in English - reprint ed.
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1886, T.Y. Crowell
Childhood, boyhood, youth.
in English
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1886, Crowell
Childhood, boyhood, youth.
in English
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1888, Vizetelly & Co.
Childhood, boyhood and youth.
in English
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1889, Scott
Childhood, boyhood, youth
in English
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1899, Crowell
Childhood, boyhood, youth
in English
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1900, Dent
Childhood, boyhood and youth.
in English
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1904, Dent
Childhood, boyhood, youth
in English
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1912, Dent, Dutton
Childhood, boyhood, and youth
in English
Cover of: Di͡e︡tsvo, otrochestvo i i͡u︡nostʹ
1914, Izd. T-va I.D. Sytina
Di͡e︡tsvo, otrochestvo i i͡u︡nostʹ
in Russian
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Cover of: Childhood, boyhood, and youth
1917, J.M. Dent, E.P. Dutton
Childhood, boyhood, and youth
in English
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1922, Scribner
Childhood, boyhood, youth
in English
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1928, Oxford University Press for the Tolstóy Society
Childhood, boyhood and youth
in English
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1930, Oxford University Press
Childhood, boyhood and youth
in English
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1930, Oxford Univ. Press
Childhood, boyhood and youth.
in English
Cover of: Childhood, Boyhood and Youth (World's Classics)
December 1930, Oxford University Press
Childhood, Boyhood and Youth (World's Classics)
Hardcover
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1930, Oxford University Press
Childhood boyhood and youth
in English
Cover of: Ḳindheyṭ un yugnṭ
1930, B. Ḳletsḳin
Ḳindheyṭ un yugnṭ
in Yiddish
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1945, J. M. Dent
Childhood, boyhood and youth
in English
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1949, Lear
Childhood, boyhood and youth
in English
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1958, Foreign Languages Publishing House
Childhood, boyhood, youth.
Hardcover in English
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1961, Oxford University Press
Childhood, boyhood and youth
in English
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1964, Penguin Books
Childhood, boyhood, youth
in English
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1964, Penguin Books
Childhood, boyhood, youth.
in English
Cover of: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth (Penguin Classics)
September 30, 1964, Penguin Classics
Childhood, Boyhood, Youth (Penguin Classics)
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1964, Penguin
Childhood boyhood youth
in English
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1964, McGraw-Hill
Childhood, boyhood & youth.
in English
Cover of: Detstvo, otrochestvo, iunost'.
1964, Khudozhestvennaia literatura
Detstvo, otrochestvo, iunost'.
in Russian
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1964, Penguin
Childhood boyhood, youth
in English
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1965, McGraw-Hill
Childhood, boyhood & youth.
in English
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1965, Foreign Languages Publishing House
Childhood, boyhood, youth.
in English
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1966, Detskai͡a︡ lit-ra
Detstvo, otrochestvo, i͡u︡nostʹ.
in Russian
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1966, Khudozh. lit-ra
Detstvo, otrochestvo, i͡u︡nostʹ.
in Russian
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1967, Penguin Books
Childhood, boyhood, youth
in English
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1970, Detskai͡a︡ literatura
Detstvo, otrochestvo, i͡u︡nostʹ
in Russian
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1972, Printed for the Limited Editions Club, New York [at the Press of A. Colish]
Childhood, boyhood, youth.
in English
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May 2, 1977, Dutton Adult
Childhood, Boyhood, Youth
Hardcover - New impression edition
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1978, Nauka
Detstvo, otrochestvo, i͡u︡nostʹ
in Russian
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1980, Khudo.liter.
Detstvo, otrochestvo i i unost'
in Russian
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1991, Alfred A. Knopf
Childhood, boyhood and youth
in English
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1991, Everyman's Library
Childhood, boyhood and youth
in English - [Reprint] / introduction A.N. Wilson.
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2002, Modern Library
Childhood, boyhood and youth
in English - Modern Library pbk. ed.
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May 31, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
Childhood, Boyhood, Youth
Paperback in English
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April 30, 2006, Paperbackshop.Co.UK Ltd - Echo Library
Childhood, Boyhood & Youth
Paperback in English
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July 25, 2007, Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Childhood, Boyhood, Youth
Hardcover in English

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