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Il principe Nechljudov riconosce nella prostituta Ljubaša, accusata in un processo per omicidio, la contadina Katjuša Maslova, che egli aveva sedotto dieci anni prima, provocandone la rovina. Oppresso dai sensi di colpa, si adopera per salvare la donna e, con lei, la propria anima. Da un «affare giudiziario» realmente avvenuto prende spunto l’ultimo grande romanzo di Tolst ...more
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Steven  Godin
Sep 26, 2016 Steven Godin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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At half the size of 'War and Peace' and two thirds the length of 'Anna Karenina' Tolstoy's Resurrection is every bit as epic, and probably his most controversial novel that appears to have strong political and religious implications as the backbone to the story, and what a story. A later Novel for Tolstoy written in 1899 under the leadership of Tsar Nicholas II and an empire repressing political opposition in the centre and on the far left. Starting out as a courtroom drama we soon get drawn int ...more
Helen Stavraki
Nov 11, 2016 Helen Stavraki rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
«Οταν διαβάζεις Τουργκιένιεφ ξέρεις ότι διαβάζεις Τουργκιένεφ. Οταν όμως διαβάζεις Τολστόι, αρχίζεις και δεν μπορείς να σταματήσεις».

Ένα υπέροχο,ανατρεπτικό μυθιστόρημα γεμάτο οργή και πάθος και αγάπη για τον συνάνθρωπο που αναφέρεται στη μοναχική πορεία προς την ΑΝΑΣΤΑΣΗ.

Την ανάσταση ως έννοια προσωπικής κάθαρσης,συνειδητοποίησης και μοναχικού ταξιδιού.

Ξεκινάμε απο την καλοσύνη και την αγνότητα της ψυχής μας περνάμε μέσα απο την διαφθορά,την αδιαφορία και την αλλοίωση της προσωπικότη
MJ Nicholls
Ignore the cynics. Tolstoy's novel is a moralistic tale, yes, but the finest you are ever going to read. Life-changing.
Ahmad Sharabiani
Воскресение [Waskriesienie] = Resurrection, Leo Tolstoy
عنوان: رستاخیز؛ اثر: لی یف (لئو) نیکالایویچ تولستوی؛ مترجم: غلامعلی وحید مازندرانی؛ تهران، پدیده، 1315، در 307 ص، قیمت 6 ریال؛ موضوع: داستانهای نویسندگان روسی قرن 19 م
مترجم: محمدعلی شیرازی، تهران، انتشارات شرق، 1339، در 212 ص؛ بازنشر: تهران، انتشارات اردیبهشت، 1363؛ در 184 ص؛
مترجم: محمد مجلسی؛ تهران، دنیای نو، 1385، در 643 ص، شابک: 9648263345؛ ترجمه از متن انگلیسی؛
مترجم: رضوی؛ مرتضی اصغری؛ تهران، اشجع: میکائیل، 1388، در 685 ص، شابک: 9789642
What moved me the most in this novel is: how true is what Tolstoy says about the judicial system, even in our world of today. And this is not just in France, but all over the world. When I read those sections on judicial errors, imprisonment for lack of official papers, inhuman treatment of prisoners, and the fallacy of the 'correctional system', I really had the impression that very little has changed since his time.

But, before I get carried out, here are some more points that also moved me dee
Sep 21, 2009 Pavel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have NO idea why this book is less popular then "War and Peace" or "Anna Karenina". Zero ideas. Look at goodreaders: "AK" - 25,866 ratings, "WaP" - 11,258 ratings, "Resurrection" - 691 ratings. This is so unfair. I would never risk to write an actual review on this text, but reading it was one of the biggest turning points in my life at some point.
Oct 11, 2011 El rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Dear Tolstoy:

I heart you.




I had some reservations about reading this book because I knew going into it that it was the last novel he wrote, and I know that in his later years he became especially religious and it showed in his writing, and jeez, do we really need more of that sort of preachiness?

Apparently we do.

Resurrection isn't as popular as Tolstoy's other two major novels, Anna Karenina and War and Peace, nor is it as long as those others. Apparently when it was
May 05, 2017 Fernando rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“Resurrección” es la última novela que escribió Tolstoi en 1899 y la tercera más extensa después de sus obras magnas, “Guerra y Paz” y “Anna Karenina”. Siempre la literatura rusa ha sido una de mis preferidas y sigue siendo Fiódor Dostoievski, de quien leí toda su obra uno de mis escritores predilectos. Agrego también a esta lista de escritores eslavos a los geniales Alexandr Pushkin, Nikólai Gógol, Mijaíl Bulgákov y en menor medida a Iván Turguéniev y Antón Chejov.
Entre los primeros también ubi
Jun 27, 2014 Chrissie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Chrissie by: dely
So what is this book, Tolstoy's last novel (published in 1899), about? Five things:
1. The brutality and injustice of both the legal and prison system.
2. The grimness of life for the peasantry in Russia in the early decades of the 1800s.
3. Land ownership.
4. Religion.
5. The importance of compassion and empathy for others.

The book is clearly written as a polemic! As such it was too preachy for my taste. Knowing that Tolstoy at midlife transformed himself from a dissipate aristocrat into a peniten
Apr 17, 2017 Ahmed rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
البعث …..ليو تولستوي

عندما تقرأ لتولستوي فإنك تقرأ الإنسان،بخيره وشره،بعهره وشرفه،بجبنه وشجاعته،تقرأ عن ظروف المجتمع القاهرة واستسلام الفرد لها بخنوع،تقرأ عن أزمان لم تعشها،وحضارات لم تحضرها،وثقافات اختلفت عنك وتشابهت.

عظيم الروس،وواحد من أهم الكتاب الذين أبدعوا في فن الرواية،والذي انحاز للإنسان دائمًا وأعلنه قضية أزلية له يدافع عنه ويعرض صوره المختلفة،لا لشيء إلا لمساعدة الإنسان وانتشاله من عثرته الحضارية وصخبها،وكل ذلك انطلاقًا من واقع مجتمعه الروسي،وكل ذلك كان نابع من إيمانه العميق،والذي لم يعل
Issa Deerbany
Feb 12, 2017 Issa Deerbany rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
احد الارستقراطيين ينتخب عضوا في هيئة محلفين لاحد المحاكم , يتفاجئ ان التي تحاكم بائعة هوى قام هو بإغواءها وهي شابة في مقتبل العمر.
شعر بالمسؤولية عن تغير حياتها الى ما صارت وعليه ويبدا العمل على الدفاع عنها والتكفير عن ذنبه.
خلال الرواية يتعرض تولستوي بشيء من السخرية الى حياة الطبقة العليا في المجتمع الروسي وكذلك الى القضاء الروسي وطريقة العمل في المحاكم واختيار القضاة والمحلفين.
قابلها في السجن ودعاها لتغفر له وعرض عليها الزواج اذا وافقت على ذلك.
ومن خلال الرواية تعرض تولستوي الى اجراءات نقل السجنا
Dec 18, 2013 Darwin8u rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
“The whole trouble lies in that people think that there are conditions excluding the necessity of love in their intercourse with man, but such conditions do not exist. Things may be treated without love; one may chop wood, make bricks, forge iron without love, but one can no more deal with people without love than one can handle bees without care.”
- Leo Tolstoy, Ressurection


While not as big or beautiful as Tolstoy's great, BIG novels (War and Peace, Anna Karenina), there is still something gran
Jun 20, 2011 Nemo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The last major novel by Tolstoy. According to Wikipedia, Vladimir Nabakov heaped superlatives upon "Anna Karenina", but questioned the reputation of "War and Peace", and sharply criticized "Resurrection" and "The Kreutzer Sonata". My opinion is the exact opposite.

To me, this is a more mature and riveting work than "Anna Karenina", because it contains deeper spiritual and social insights, the upshot of the author's personal struggles and growth in the intervening years. In "Anna Karenina", we wit
Αυτές τις δέκα μέρες που πέρασα με τον Τολστόι τις βρήκα από τις πιο απολαυστικές και χαλαρωτικές που έχω περάσει με κάποιο ανάγνωσμα. Θα μπορούσε κανείς να παρομοιάσει την γραφή του με ένα ζεστό φλιτζάνι τσάι μετά από μια κρύα και δύσκολη μέρα. Ζεστός και εγκάρδιος λόγος που προβληματίζει και «αγγαλιάζει» όποιον ασχοληθεί μαζί του, η ιστορία της ψυχικής αυτής Ανάστασης του πρίγκιπα Νεχλιούντοβ θα μου λείψει πολύ τα επόμενα βράδια...
Andrei Tamaş
Apr 29, 2017 Andrei Tamaş rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Ultimul roman al lui Tolstoi este inspirat dintr-un caz real de la sfârşitul secolului al XIX-lea. Urmând parcă traiectoria trasată de cel din urmă şi cel mai pregnant roman dostoievskian, "Fraţii Karamazov", autopsia "Învierii" se deschide cu un proces în care destinele a doi oameni se reintersectează într-o manieră ciudată. Prinţul Dimitri Nehiliudov, figură impozantă a aristocraţiei în declin, îşi îndeplineşte sarcina obştească de a fi jurat într-un proces, pe vremea când, în materia justiţie ...more
Dec 11, 2008 Robyn rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book has been described as preachy in tone and outdated in content and I couldn't disagree more. One of the major themes of this book is the difficulty of living a moral life in a society that makes it difficult to achieve life's satisfactions and remain moral. In exploring this theme, you get not only the wonderful social commentary Tolstoy is so known for, but also a synthesis of the moral philosophies that characterize his later work. I know that a lot of people might not agree with Tols ...more
Feb 11, 2015 عبدالرحمن rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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رحلة تخلد في الذاكرة. بداية رائعة ونهاية عبقرية. نشرت الرواية قبل الثورة في روسيا بثماني عشرة عاماً عرضت سوء الأحوال الاجتماعية، وفساد منظومة القضاء. وفساد الأخلاق. فهي ثورة على الأوضاع آنذاك أحاطها تولستوي برداء من إيمان وتفكر.
مشهد المحاكمة من أجمل وأبدع أجزاء الرواية

مشهد لقاء الأمير مع الفلاحين. اتفاقهم على الاختلاف معه.
لن أطيل في التفاصيل حتى لا أفسد متعة القارئ
رابط للتحميل
Feb 25, 2016 Simona rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Da quella notte ebbe inizio per Nechljudov un'esistenza nuova non tanto perché mutarono le sue condizioni vita, quando perché tutto ciò che gli accadde in seguito acquistò per lui un significato diverso. Sarà l'avvenire a dirci come si concluderà questo nuovo tempo della sua vita".

"Resurrezione" non è affatto un libro semplice, è complesso, non scorrevole e non di facile lettura.
Prima o poi ogni essere umano deve pagare le colpe dei propri atti, delle proprie scelte e Nechljudov lo sa molto ben
Aya Hasan
Dec 07, 2016 Aya Hasan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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يستحق الأدب الروسي أن يحتل بجدارة هذه المكانة المتميزة بين الأدب العالمي فهو أدب إنساني إلي أبعد الحدود ..تناقش رواياته مشكلات المجتمع وتسعي لحلها وليست مجرد روايات هدفها التسلية وقتل الوقت

وفي هذه الرواية تبدو روسيا القيصرية كأغلب المجتمعات طبقية ظالمة فعندما يشترك الغني والفقير في إرتكاب خطأ يدفع الفقير وحده الثمن ولكن بطل الرواية سيتنازل عن الامتيازات التي منحها له المجتمع بحكم الثراء وسيقاسم البطلة العقوبة التي هو أحق بها منها وبذلك يكون قد كفر عن خطئه وبعث نفسه ونفسها من الحياة الآثمة التي ه
Description: Resurrection (1899) is the last of Tolstoy's major novels. It tells the story of a nobleman's attempt to redeem the suffering his youthful philandering inflicted on a peasant girl who ends up a prisoner in Siberia. Tolstoy's vision of redemption, achieved through loving forgiveness and his condemnation of violence, dominate the novel. An intimate, psychological tale of guilt, anger, and forgiveness, Resurrection is at the same time a panoramic description of social life in Russia at ...more
If you can get past the annoying main character and his epiphanies this is a really interesting look (albeit obviously sensationalised for the sake of propaganda) at the criminal justice system in Russia at the turn of last century, as well as the obscene gap in living standards between the rich and poor. I think it was quite interesting to see the change in Tolstoy's views in comparison to his earlier works like War and Peace, since they do delve a little into class inequalities, but nothing qu ...more
توصیفات و اغراق زیاد از جذابیت و کشش رمان کاسته بود.
جایی هم که نخلیدف برای فرار از وجدانش سعی می کنه تن به ازدواج با کاتیوشا بده رو دوست نداشتم زیرا که عشقی به اون نداشت و اینبار هم به همان صورت که ترکش کرده بود از روی خودخواهی برای تسکین وجدان خودش بود.
Liviu Bogdan
Apr 15, 2017 Liviu Bogdan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Eu aş spune că să scrii după Tolstoi şi Dostoievski este o mare nesimţire. Însă eu am curajul să fac asta fiindcă, după părerea mea, vremurile noi iscă noi probleme, care nu existau când a scris Dostoievski sau Tolstoi." (Evgheni Vodolazkin)
(No le doy cinco estrellas porque no me ha gustado nada el final. Pero ¿por qué acabas así la historia, Tolstoy? Mira que había posibilidades... (view spoiler))

Me ha enganchado muchísimo. Es uno de esos libros que habría leído de un tirón si no fuese porque cada dos por tres tenía que d
Jan 21, 2016 Perry rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Incensed Indictment of Criminal Justice and Penal System: More Sermon Than Story

Leo Tolstoy's last major novel (1899) is a twilight indictment of Russia's criminal justice and penal systems. The novel opens with Russian prince Dmitri N. ("PDN") serving on a jury in a criminal trial of 3 peasants accused of poisoning and robbing a man. PDN recognizes Ms. Maslova, one of the two accused women as a young maid he deflowered when both were teens a decade earlier during a visit to his aunts' home. The
Nov 19, 2009 kristin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
Just finished this book and I am going to say that it rivals my favorite, "Sister Carrie." I am still processing it though and need to give it another read before I declare it my favorite book, but it is great. The story is good, the philosophy great and eye opening. I wanted more of an "answer" in the end to the question of the point of life, but the fact that he doesn't spell it out is evidence of his belief. I honestly right now can not even attempt to state his main point, but I can say that ...more
Mar 28, 2009 Annelida rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an incredible depiction of life in late 19th century Russia, from all its angles. Tolstoy's ideologies of religion and society are rather interesting, and are brought out in this novel magnificently. I would recommend this novel to anyone who's ever questioned religion, society, law - government! Humanity... this novel raises outstanding inquiry in these topics, thus provoking thought and even a better, sort of anarchistic, outlook towards life...if you don't mind it, that is. I definite ...more
May 04, 2009 julieta rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Esta novela, más que de personajes entrañables, o anécdotas inlovidables parece ser una novela de ideales. No solo de las ideas o filosofía que uno puede tener, sino de lo que uno quisiera ver en el mundo y necesita hacerlo notar a cada paso que da en la historia.
El Tolstoy aquí se dedica a dar contra todas las instituciones, contra la iglesia, el sistema jurídico, la gran diferencia entre ricos y pobres, sufre por la miseria, y odia la riqueza y la frivolidad de la gente que vive tan cómodamen
Jul 19, 2014 Jelena rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tolstoj je uvijek pomalo propovjednik u svojim romanima i pričama ali je ovdje naročito. I iznenadiš se kada shvatiš da ti to zapravo ne smeta jer poprilično jednostavno govori o svemu (hvala Bogu, nema iritantnih likova poput Ane i Nataše Rostove. Haleluja!)

Dmitrij Ivanovič Nehhljudov (meni je bar zanimljivo njegovo prezime jer pomalo podsjeća na nečovjeka, ne(h)ljudov) na suđenju prostitutki koja je optužena za trovanje prepoznaje u njoj Maslovu, djevojku koju je obeščastio i ostavio.
I sad, av
Mohammed Yusuf
Mar 16, 2013 Mohammed Yusuf rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
رواية ثورية تحمل روح نقدية عالية لنمط لحياة والتدين للقانون والقضاء ولكثير من الطرق الوضعية البشرية

كيف يمكن للحظة ما أن تغير نظرتك للحياة , أن تغير رؤيتك تجاهها , كيف لك أن تصطدم بمجتمعك بنفسك وبالكون و تقرر مواجهته من داخلك , إن الروح الإنسانية التي يبشر بها تولستوي هنا جميلة ومستحيلة كما تقول الأغنية ويسوق النص

على ذات البعد يقف كثير من المصلحين , ربما تختلف طرقهم لكن كلهم يسعون لغاية واحدة , لابد أن كل واحد منّا فكّر مرة ولو للحظة بأن يكون فجر الإنسانية عبره , أن يبدل ظلم العالم إلى خير , أن
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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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