First, an apology. The idea for this book club stemmed from the reasoning that, with regular deadlines to produce posts about War and Peace, I would force myself to read the whole the book. Deadlines passed, though, and I didn’t write the essays. However, I did finish the book. Not only that, I loved it. For a while, I could think of little else. It did for me exactly what I want a great novel to do: it transported me to another time and place. It swept me… read more here.
Recently, at a Passover seder, my friend turned to me and asked, “So how’s it going with War and Peace?” He had considered joining me in reading the novel, and, though other things got in his way, he was still curious about Tolstoy… read more here
As I finish the first month and the first 200 pages of our 6-month, 1200-page journey through War and Peace, I have to be honest. I’m enjoying some parts more than others…. War and Peace is a little like doing a jigsaw puzzle while watching a movie: distracting. Read more here.
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