I’ve been wanting to read Anna Karenina for the second time so that I can post my review of what I have now come to believe as the perfect novel. 396 more words
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Tolstoy Journal, May 18, 2017: "Suffering is not an evil which you must be rid of, but the work of your life which you must accept."
The above photograph is the frontispiece of Volume X of The Novels and Other Works of Lyof N. Tolstoi. It is from a daguerreotype in 1848, so Tolstoy was 20 years old. 1,038 more words
“And in the midst of the silence, there came an unmistakable reply to the mother’s question, a voice quite unlike the subdued voices speaking in the room. 762 more words
I have read up to page 273 of Volume IX of the Works of Tolstoy. That is, up to Chapter XVII of Part Seventh of… 1,071 more words