Resurrection: A Novel by Leo Tolstoy

"Resurrection: A Novel" is a profound exploration of moral responsibility and the possibility of redemption. The story revolves around a nobleman who, in his youth, seduces and abandons a young servant girl. Years later, he encounters her as a prostitute on trial for murder. Overwhelmed by guilt for his role in her downfall, he decides to atone for his sins by dedicating himself to her defense and rehabilitation. The novel grapples with themes of morality, justice, and the human capacity for change.

The 1402nd greatest book of all time


Published
1899
Nationality
Russian
Type
Fiction
Pages
500-600
Words
114,000
Original Language
Russian

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