PRINCIPAL CHARACTERSTHE names by which the principal characters are usually known are
given in capitals. The stressed syllable is marked with an acute
accent; ë is pronounced yo, and always stressed. The stress on some
of the principal place-names is also given below.THE BEZÚKHOVS
AND GUIDE TO PRONUNCIATION
| COUNT Cyril BEZÚHOV.|
| PIERRE, his son, legitimized after his father's death, becomes Count Peter BEZÚJKHOV.|
| Princess CATICHE, Pierre's cousin.|
| COUNT Ilyá ROSTÓV.|
| COUNTESS Nataly ROSTÓVA, his wife.|
| Count NICHOLAS Rostóv (Nikólenka), their elder son.|
| Count Peter Rostóv (PÉTYA), their second son.|
| Countess VÉRA Rostóva, their elder daughter.|
| Countess Nataly Rostóva (NATÁSHA), their younger daughter.|
|SÓNYA, a poor member of the Rostóv family circle.|
|BERG, Alphonse Kárlich, an officer of German extraction who marries
| PRINCE Nicholas BOLKÓNSKY, a retired General-in-Chief.|
| PRINCE ANDREW Bolkónsky, his son.|
| PRINCESS MARY (Másha) Bolkónskaya, his daughter.|
| Princess Elizabeth Bolkónskaya (LISE), Andrew's wife.|
|TÍKHON, Prince N. Bolkónsky's attendant|
|ALPÁTYCH, his steward.|
|PRINCE VASÍLI Kurágin.|
|Prince HIPPOLYTE Kurágin, his elder son.|
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Book title: War and Peace.
Contributors: Leo Tolstoy - Author, Louise Maude - Translator, Aylmer Maude - Translator, Henry Gifford - Editor.
Publisher: Oxford University Press.
Place of publication: Oxford.
Publication year: 1998.
Page number: xxi.
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