One of the most referenced books in history is Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. In 1869 this epic book was published for the first time. In here we are introduced to five families in Russia when Napoleon has invaded. Through hard times that they endured the find the key to survival. However there is love, betrayal, and pain that haunt them throughout their life. In a book where the families go from riches to rags they find each other again in an epic story.