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Tolstoy Journal, April 25, 2017: The Real Motorcycle

The above is, I think, my last travel book, so who know what the featured image will be tomorrow? I love the cover of this book and it opens under the dedication with a quote from Leo Tolstoy: “The vocation of every man and woman is to serve other people.” It also includes the story… Continue reading Tolstoy Journal, April 25, 2017: The Real Motorcycle

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Tolstoy Journal, March 18, 2017: “It was necessary to wait and have patience.”

I finished reading Volume V of The Works of Lyof Tolstoi today; the above picture is the frontispiece of Volume VI, the last volume of War and Peace. The illustration is called “The Death of Petya.” Volume VI will begin with Part XIV of this great novel/epic. The last pages I read today described how… Continue reading Tolstoy Journal, March 18, 2017: “It was necessary to wait and have patience.”