Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was a count and envoy in the Russian Army during the Crimean War (1853-1856). He later became a famous author.

In November 1854, he was put in charge of Ace, whom he believed to be a British spy. He fell in love with her and was annoyed when she was transferred to another prison. Before she left, she kissed him. She then took him hostage and travelled to ‎St Petersburg. When she left him, she called him 'writer man' because she knew that he would write War and Peace in the near future. (AUDIO: The Angel of Scutari)

In the centuries that followed some would differentiate him from Dostoyevski by saying "that Russian who wasn't Tolstoy". (PROSE: The Least Important Man)

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