Leo Tolstoy telling a story to his grandchildren. 1909... "OK, kids, this story takes place June 1805 in Saint Petersburg, at a soirée given by Anna Pavlovna Scherer and it's going to involve a man named Napoleon...Wait, you got a few minutes?"
Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), was a Russian writer, philosopher and political thinker who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Tolstoy was a master of realistic fiction and is widely considered one of the world's greatest novelists. He is best known for two long novels, War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877).