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Book Review: Tolstoy's 'Hadji Murad'

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Book Review: Tolstoy's 'Hadji Murad'

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Book Review: Tolstoy's 'Hadji Murad'

Book Review: Tolstoy's 'Hadji Murad'

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A new translation of Leo Tolstoy's Hadji Murad is published. During the 1851 Chechen revolt against the Russians, Murad was a Muslim tribal chieftain. Leo Tolstoy was then a young man in the Russian Army. NPR’s Alan Cheuse has a review.

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