I am staying at the Hotel BildungsZentrum in Basel, Switzerland. It is thirty-four degrees centigrade. I’m sustaining myself with delicious fresh fruit and cold green tea. 981 more words
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I am forty pages behind on my reading today, as usual on Wednesday, but, as usual again, I read some pages of The Gospel in Tolstoy… 1,101 more words
Tolstoy Journal, June 20, 2017: "his handsome eyes, from which the lashes were gone, still gleamed with fire."
The illustration above is from the frontispiece of Volume XII of The Novel and Other Works of Lyof N. Tolstoi. It is called “The Invaders” and is by T. 1,049 more words
Anna Karenina took up about six weeks of my life and left me with a huge book hangover. Months later, I still find myself thinking about the novel, but it’s been difficult to put my thoughts into a coherent review. 409 more words
Tolstoy Journal, June 19, 2017: "The fact that we are alive is for Tolstoy the most interesting thing about us."
The featured image is of the “travel book” I bought because Tolstoy called Rousseau, his master. I have finished Volume XI of The Novels and Other Works of Lyof N. 1,003 more words