Song Without Words.
The Photographs & Diaries of Countess Sophia Tolstoy.
Photographs and text by Countess Sophia Tolstoy. Text by Leah Bendavid-Val.
National Geographic, Washington, 2007. 240 pp., Illustrated throughout, 9x10".
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Through never-before-seen photographs and intriguing personal diaries, this beautiful book provides an intimate glimpse into the lives of Countess Sophia Tolstoy and her husband, Leo Tolstoy—one of the greatest authors of all time—set against the grand and terrifying backdrop of aristocratic Russia on the brink of its demise.
Autobiographical in nature, yet global in its true scope, Song Without Words brings to light the gifts of a major figure whose previously unknown works enrich our knowledge of literature, photography, and history.