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Hadji Murat

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Tarlaların içinden eve dönüyordum. Tam yaz ortasıydı; çayırlar biçilmiş, hasat başlamıştı.

Her yan birbirinden güzel mevsim çiçekleriyle doluydu. Kırmızı, beyaz, pembe renkleriyle, kokulu, tüylü, tüylü yoncalar; yüzsüz koyungözleri; sütbeyaz, ortaları açık sarı, kendilerine özgü sert kokulu papatyalar; bal kokulu, sarı kolzalar; lale biçiminde uzun saplı, morlu beyazlı çan
Published (first published 1904)
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قيل في مقدمة الكتاب أنه طُبع بعد وفاة تولستوي ... ذلك أنه في الأعوام الثلاثين الأخيرة كان يواجه مشكلات عائلية مع ما يطبع له من أعمال، ذلك لعدم حرصه على حقوق الطبع، واعتقد أنه قصد بهذا العائد المادي، وتصادم ذلك مع رغبة زوجته وحرصها على تلك الحقوق

وبعد أن انتهيت من الرواية، وجب أن أتساءل هل كانت المشكلات العائلية قاصرة على حقوق الطبع، ألم يتعرض لتضييق على أفكاره أو تهديد له ولأسرته أو تخوين أو ما شابه؟؟!!

بما أن هذا هو أول عمل طويل أنهيه لهذا العبقري وبما أنه طبع بعد وفاته فأنا راغبة حقا في الحصول
Nov 15, 2015 [P] rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As I made my way through this short book I told myself that I wasn’t going to review it, that I just didn’t have the mental or emotional energy. This is partly due to having written a lot of reviews this month, and partly due to what has happened recently in the world. I am not asking anyone to take pity on me, of course, but I feel horribly deflated right now, and I was wary of this filtering into my approach to Tolstoy’s work. But then I came towards the end of Hadji Murat, and I read about ho ...more
Leo Africanus
May 11, 2007 Leo Africanus rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics, favorites
Fortunately, Hadji Murat is a fraction of the size of 'War & Peace' or 'Anna Karenina' but despite the brevity it propels Tolstoy to the foreground of my literary perspective.

Hadji Murat chronicles the life of the eponymous hero who came to personify the resistance of the Caucasus to Russian imperialism. The work was published posthumously and reflects an anger and disillusionment with Czarism that perhaps explains why Tolstoy chose not to make the manuscript public.

What follows is an inten
Richard Derus
Book Circle Reads 160

Rating: 3* of five

The Publisher Says: In [Hadji Murat], Tolstoy recounts the extraordinary meeting of two polarized cultures--the refined, Europeanized court of the Russian tsar and the fierce Muslim chieftains of the Chechen hills. This brilliant, culturally resonant fiction was written towards the end of Tolstoy's life, but the conflict it describes has obvious, ironic parallels with current affairs today.

It is 1852, and Hadji Murat, one of the most feared mountain chiefs
Nov 19, 2015 Josh rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
There will always be foes, one against another; people against people, person against person, for a cause, for a belief, for what is right or wrong.

Many think of war as good vs. evil, when in actuality no one wins: it's evil vs. evil.

Tolstoy's 'Hadji Murad' blends historical fiction with legend. The reader is faced with the decision of whose side to be on. We tend to always favor the supposed good guy, but who is good in war?

With this being my second subjection to the work of Count Lev, I must
مروان البلوشي

رواية قصيرة (116 صفحة) وجميلة عن قصة مقتل الزعيم الشيشاني "حاجي مراد"، وهي أيضا رواية واضحة وناصعة البيان عن طبيعة الإنسان المتعبة.
أما عن تولستوي، فنثره الناعم يفاجئك من حيث لا تحتسب ليوجه لك ضربة ثاقبة في قلبك، وهذه الضربة التي يبدأ تولستوي بالتمهيد لها بصبر وبدون أن تشعر، ذات طبيعة ووقع وأثر يجعلانك قليلاً تفكر في الإنسان، هذا الكائن الجارح والقادر على كل شيء.. جارح وجميل ومجنون وحزين وصادق ومدمر ومخادع وشيطاني وميكافيلي.
عدد صفحات الرواية 116، ولكن تولتسوي ينجح بسهولة وبدون جهد يذكر في نحت من
Johnny Waco
Apr 28, 2008 Johnny Waco rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: imperialism
Published posthumously, Hadji Murad in some ways is a fascinating bookend to The Cossacks, one of Tolstoy's early novels. Both are set in the Caucasus, Russia's imperial frontier and home to various ethnic groups hostile to Russian rule. But while The Cossacks takes the view of a young, naive Russian officer living among ethnic Russian settlers, Hadji Murad tells the story of a Chechen rebel leader caught between fellow Chechens who want to kill him in a power struggle and the Russian colonizers ...more
This was my introduction to the great Russian writers. I didn't really enjoy it that much, but I did find it a fairly readable account of actual historical events.

It's the 1850s, and Russia is at war with the Chechens. Hadji Murad is the Chechen hero who defects to the Russian side. Most of the novel concerns the period immediately following Murad's defection, where the Russians are trying to decide whether this reasonable, amicable, charismatic soldier can be trusted. When Murad absconds to tr
Ken Moten
" 'Well, maybe not Napoleon, but a dashing calvary general--yes,' said Voronstov.
'If not Napoleon, then Murat.'
'And his name is Hadji Murat.'

This novella is believed to be the last thing Tolstoy ever worked on. It is an amazing book examining life in the Caucasus Mountains through the tale of a historical Islamic warrior Hadji Murat. The book gives you everything you expect in the great works of Russian and more. It is narrated by Tolstoy as a recollection which he heard as a solider during h
Jan 07, 2016 Mohammad rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
انگار كه تولستوي اواخر عمرش و در بستر بيماري ياد دوران افسري در قفقاز و داغستان افتاده و حاجي مرادي كه در ارتش تزار با او آشنا شده بوده.
لذت بخش بود.زندگي واقعي در همه جاي كتاب جريان داشت و مسئله تقدير پذيري كه يكي از ويژگي هاي داستان هاي تولستوي است در اين داستان هم ديده مي شد.
Ahmad Sharabiani
رمان «حاجیمراد» بین سالهای 1896 تا 1904 نوشته شد، ولی نخستین بار، دو سال پس از مرگ نویسنده، یعنی در سال 1912 به چاپ رسید. قهرمان داستانش «حاجی مراد» نام دارد؛ شخصیتی حقیقی كه «تولستوی» با وی در ارتش تزار آشنا میشود، و زندگی او را، با تكیه بر تفاوت میان انسان شرقی و غربی ثبت میكند. «حاجی مراد» شخصیت سیاسی و اجتماعی مطرحی در زمانه خویش بوده، و به نظر میرسد «تولستوی» نخستین بار با داستان زندگی او، در هنگام خدمت در ارتش آشنا شده باشد. علاوه بر موضوعی چون پایداری، كه محور داستان بر روی آن شكل گرفته، ...more
Jun 08, 2009 Ririenz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiksi-sejarah

Salah satu faktor penentu mengapa Aku memilih novel terjemahan ini ke dalam list bacaanku adalah siapa penerjemahnya. Mengapa? Karena Aku belajar dari “ Rashomon “ karya Akutagawa Ryunosuke yang ternyata isinya tidak se-”greget” reviewnya. Novel Haji Murat ( HM ) karya Leo Tolstoy ini diterjemahkan oleh Koesalah Soebagyo Toer. Meski hanya 189 halaman ternyata isinya tidak setipis fisiknya. Mungkin karena ada istilah-istilah dari daerah Kaukasia yang hampir tidak familier baik secara li
When considering Tolstoy it is hard to think beyond the long form, the novels that make his general reputation today such as War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Hadji Murat is from the other side of the spectrum, an astonishing piece of short fiction, a form that Tolstoy was also a master of. Hadji Murat was the last fiction that Tolstoy wrote and it was not published in his lifetime. In the Hesperus edition it runs to 123 pages but within those pages Tolstoy captures a world and the soul of a man. ...more
Dec 02, 2015 Amene rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: روس-ها, 2015
خوب بود روایتی مستند و تاریخی از روسیه ی تزاری و شورش های مسلمانی. من باب آشنایی با شرایط مسلمانان در روسیه ی تزاری هم بسیار مفید بود. خیال انگیزی چندانی نداشت. در مجموع روایتی مستند است تا رمان یا داستان.
Naveed Nawaz
Nov 27, 2014 Naveed Nawaz rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautifully written, silky, lyrical language. The thing that struck me the most about the book was how well Tolstoy wrote about Islam. He knew Islam quite well by the looks of this book and this being one of his last substantial works makes it all the more sweeter for me. I don't expect you to understand what I'm talking about, it's a fanboy thing :3
Tolstoy looks to be in awe of the great Hadji Murad, and what a larger than life character he was could clearly be seen by the way Tolstoy depicts
Nov 01, 2013 TarasProkopyuk rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, russian
Лев Николаевич Толстой, не менее занимательной других своих работ о военной кампании на Кавказе, сочинил также и повесть под названием «Хаджи-Мурат».

Герой этой истории весьма сильная личность, которая тем не менее попала в немилость судьбы и всеми способами и многими жертвами пытается выбраться из своего трудного положения, а главное спасти свою семью, которая осталась в заложниках у его безжалостного и врага.

Не менее важное в работе имеет место история и описания дурного политиканства, которое
Aug 16, 2015 dp rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, treeboks, 2015
mas nunca conseguiu escrever nada ruim, hein. pqp
Sep 12, 2014 Ben rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hadji Murat is, above all, a story about the will to survive, the will to defend one's individuality in a hostile world. But it is also a story of love, a story about the conflict of East vs. West (the Muslim Chechens and their Russian occupiers), a story of war and brutality.

The history of Hadji Murat is, to me, more interesting than the story itself -- not only the biography of the real figure on whom the work is based, but the background of how Tolstoy (who at this point in his life had alre
Nov 16, 2012 winda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction

Awalnya saya agak sangsi kalau Haji Murat ini buah karya Leo Tolstoy. Leo Tolstoy yang dari Rusia? Leo Tolstoy yang menulis Anna Karenina dan Peace and War menulis buku Haji Murat juga?! Soalnya nama Haji Murat sangat tidak Rusia dan lebih kepada Indonesia.
Namun, ketika membaca catatan punggung buku ini, saya tak lagi ragu

Haji Murat, sejak kecil dekat dengan para Khan (pemimpin para Tartar), kehidupan yang indah dan menyenangkan tiba-tiba porak-poranda ketika Gamzat mennggantikan kedudukan Kaz
Frederick Glaysher
Dec 18, 2011 Frederick Glaysher rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: leo, tolstoy, hadji, murad
Leo Tolstoy. Hadji Murad. 1911. Reviewed September 30th, 2009 by Frederick Glaysher.[return][return]I recently downloaded and read from Google Books Tolstoy’s novella Hadji Murad. It’s one of the very last pieces of fiction he wrote, finishing it in 1904, published in 1911, the year of his death. The short novel of about 200 pages on an ereader has always been praised as an exquisitely crafted work of art. Tolstoy allows the structure and interplay of events to speak for themselves, eschewing ne ...more
Apr 23, 2010 Alison rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Oct 23, 2012 Louise rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Inspired by Tolstoy's own military service in the Caucasus, this is a fictional portrayal of the real life Hadji Murad. Hadji Murad, a fierce and successful rebel commander, separates from other rebels, led by Imam Shamil, who take his family as hostages. Hadji Murad flees to their mutual enemy, the Russians, whom he promises to aid in exchange for help in freeing his family.

Hadji Murad is a stoic hero. He tells his story to Loris-Melikov who, as an example of the top down way the Russians are c
Jun 01, 2011 kasia rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
You know, even when Tolstoy is mediocre, he's still pretty good. Hadji Murat reads almost like a sketch for a longer novel, a War and Peace of the Caucuses. One wishes he'd actually written it, instead of this somewhat disappointing, meandering yet brief work. Although the main focus is Hadji Murat, various other characters appear and occasionally resurface, as though the narrator's attention has temporarily strayed. Shifts in behavior happen over a few lines instead of the 40 pages you might ex ...more
Jan 31, 2008 Joe rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who are interested in the clash of differing cultures
This is an amazing story; it's took me forever because I read it in Russian (with the help of the English translation). Tolstoy shows how the events effect every aspect of society, the Tsar, Chechens, officers and peasants.
My favorite parts are the ones that follow Tsar Nikolai Pavlovich. The way Tolstoy describes his rule mirrors in many ways the horrific and ignorant ways of the Bush administration. This is my favorite passage so far, it's just teeming with beautiful sarcasm:
"God, through His
Dec 04, 2012 Trelesa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hadji Murad is now my favorite Tolstoy character. He is a heroic, charismatic, rebel leader who is fiercely loyal to his family. He also elicits sympathy as he is trapped in an awful play of strategy in an effort to free his family and remain true to his convictions. Both Nicholas, the Tsar of Russia, and Shamil, the rebel leader want to use him to fight against each other. Neither are morally inspiring; both enjoy riches while many of those they lead can barely eke by, and both can be heartless ...more
Alejandro Teruel
Si uno compara esta novela corta póstuma con las grandes obras de Tolstoi como Ana Karenina , Guerra y Paz, La muerte de Ivan Ilich o La Sonata Kreutzer está claro que es más un bosquejo que una obra acabada. La ambientación es llamativa, pues Tolstoi vuelve a la guerra de conquista que hizo el imperio ruso en el Cáucaso, específicamente en Chechenia. Quien está interesado en el enfrentamiento cultural y militar que se dio entre el imperialismo ruso de principios del siglo XIX y la Chechenia isl ...more
Zeynab Babaxani
این کتاب در مورد مسلمانان چچن و مبارزاتشون بر علیه حکومت روسیه هست در حوالی سال 1854 و کتاب در مورد یک مبارز بسیار اخلاقی به نام حاجی مراد هست که در یک دوراهی گیر افتاده
Feb 24, 2014 Larry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This little gem, most probably part of a haul from a long-forgotten library sale, recently beckoned me from the literature section of our newly reorganized bookshelves. Written late in life, Tolstoy’s world-renowned genius at realistic fiction is on display here in a short work of compelling relevance today.

Hadji Murad was a leader of the Avar people who lived in the mountainous region of the northeast Caucasus, now part of Dagestan, which along with Chechnya still peoples Putin’s nightmares.
Hosam Diab
هذا هو الكتاب الرابع الذي أنهيه في شهر يناير. رغم مقدمة المترجم مجد الدين حفني ناصف، والتي تحدد أن الرواية تدور عن مسلمي القوقاز الذين هبوا للدفاع عن بلادهم ضد الاستبداد الروسي والطغيان القيصري (كذا!)، إلا أن الرواية في اعتقادي أبعد ما تكون عن هذا، فهي أقرب لما ذكره صاحب المقدمة الثانية علي أدهم (صاحب كتاب تاريخ الجماعات السرية)، بأنها تصوير للصراع بين حياة الضباط الروس الفارهة وبين حياة الجبليين بعنفوانها وعفويتها، وهو الأقرب لي لجو الرواية

الحاج مراد هو قوقازي كان متحالفا مع الروس، ثم ما إن غدر
زاهي رستم
تتناول الرواية قصة الحاج مراد نائب الإمام شامل، قائد ثاني ثورة في القفقاس بعد الإمام منصور. والجميل في الرواية إن من كتبها كان يخدم في جيش الأعداء (الروس هنا).. والذي لم تمنعه رتبته ومكانته من أن يكون حيادياً.
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Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: Лев Николаевич Толстой; commonly Leo Tolstoy in Anglophone countries) was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays. His two most famous works, the novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, are acknowledged as two of the greatest novels of all time and a pinnacle of realist fiction. Many consider To ...more
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