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Tolstoy Journal, February 20, 2017: Getting You Up Off Your Chair

I have now reached page 90 of Volume IV, or Chapter XVIII of Part IX of War and Peace. The fragile peace is over, war has started again, and Prince Andrei and Nikolai Rostof are back in the saddle. Pierre’s jaded wife returned to him and Natasha fell for Anatol Kuragin thus breaking her engagement… Continue reading Tolstoy Journal, February 20, 2017: Getting You Up Off Your Chair

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Tolstoy Journal, January 20, 2017

Back in the saddle on the Tolstoy front. In Florida I read no Tolstoy–instead I read┬áReality Hunger by David Shields and┬áThe Cretan Runner by George Psychoundakis–and then when I got back I didn’t feel like reading Tolstoy because it seemed hardly anyone was reading it (this blog) and only one lady from Finland liked it… Continue reading Tolstoy Journal, January 20, 2017