The Death of Ivan Ilych and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)
- Publish Date: 1989-11-07
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Leo Tolstoy
The Death of Ivan Ilyich is a masterly meditation on life and death, recounting the physical decline and spiritual awakening of a worldly, successful man who is faced with his own mortality. Only in his last agonizing moments does Ivan Ilyich finally confront his true nature, and gain the forgiveness of his wife and son for his cruelty towards them.