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Books: Leo Tolstoy

Vladimir Nabokov (who remembered his father stopping to shake hands with a man and then saying, That was Tolstoy”) ranked him as the greatest Russian writer of prose fiction, though he admitted that he could not really account for the hows and whys of the writer’s genius. 23 more words


Prochnost: a tribute

“.. during all the years until 1961, not only was I convinced I should never see a single line of mine in print in my lifetime, but, also, I scarcely dared allow any of my close acquaintances to read anything I had written because I feared this would become known.” 696 more words


Your Fifteen Minutes of Fame

He has made everything beautiful in its time.  Also, He has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end…I perceived that whatever God does endures forever, nothing can be added to it, nor anything taken from it.   907 more words


A Month in Review Pt.2

Jesher is now 71 days old!  He has come along way since we were told he would probably not make it through his first night.  Yes, Jesher faced Mount Everest during his first 72 hours; however, I have seen faith move his mountains one peak at a time!  955 more words


Anna Karenina (Tolstoy)

Title: Anna Karenina
Author: Leo Tolstoy
Genre: Literary fiction/Classics
Publication Date: 2002
Number of Pages: 942
Geographical Setting: Russia, late 1800s
Series: N/A 553 more words

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