“Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy. The only novel I brought with me to Japan.
Hello, Brian, thank you for reading and recommending my War and Peace pieces. I lost my password to that account and am too lazy to setup the account, so let me just express my deepest gratitude here.
I’ve noticed that you asked for my reference on Tolstoy’s research for “War and Peace” (the TSL link)? Sadly the link is no…
I’m happy that you’re enjoying the posts!
The Dostoevsky reference wasn’t to anything specific. It’s just that I feel, generally, his characters are much darker and dour than Tolstoy described Rostov in today’s chapter. As I read that sentence I just thought to myself, “That’s…
I really don’t know what makes me happy? I am 38 and I am alone. There has been times that I have tried to talk about my miserable life with my family and friends, but it has rarely helped. I have no idea what is my life about. I’m just trying to continue and not to give up. I need help.
Thank you for your comment. I’ve read the Tolstoy but nothing else you’ve listed here. I will definitely be reading A Circumstantial Narrative of the Campaign. You’re right, it will definitely be interesting to read, particularly in the later chapters when France enters Russia.
I hope to hear from you throughout this year and beyond. Take care.