War and Peace

coverWar and Peace

Leo Tolstoy


4 Stars


very indepth look at the French invasion of Russia, but the epilogue[about history, free will and necessity] killed it.


6 thoughts on “War and Peace

  1. […] War and Peace. That baby only took me 6 months to get through. If that isn’t fast, I don’t know what is! […]


  2. Manuel Antao says:

    Ah. It’s more a case of slogged through…

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    • Bookstooge says:

      Well, I was reading it deliberately slowly and was really enjoying it. Then he got up on his soapbox right at the end and just tore down all the enjoyment I had built up to that point.

      When I read it again sometime I’ll probably skip the end. Or do a separate rating or something, you know?

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  3. Manuel Antao says:

    Ah. It’s more a case of you having slogged through…


  4. Matt Cowper says:

    Ah, Russian novels. I generally avoid. And the names! I need a notebook to keep track of everyone.

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    • Bookstooge says:

      Thankfully I have found I like the Russian mindset and not just for the Classics. I guess I’m a gloomy gus like them 😀
      Oh wait, hang on…

      You are so right about the names! The edition I read had a name index in the front with names, connections, surnames, pet names and then “random” names as far as I could tell. I couldn’t have read it without it.


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