Leo Tolstoy Google Logo Brings To Life The Author’s Classic Novels

by Amy Gesenhues
Today’s Google logo is a an homage to Leo Tolstoy to mark the Russian author’s 186th birthday. The animated logo brings to life scenes from Tolstoy’s classic novels War and Peace, Anna Karenina and The Death of Ivan Ilyich, along with stills of Tolstoy at his writing desk and standing among the trees at his family’s estate Yasnaya Polyana where he wrote War and Peace and Anna Karenina.Read the full article

Leo Tolstoy Google logo (Doodle)

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, also known as Leo Tolstoy, 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 greatest novelists of all time. He is best known for two long novels, War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy