An Ode To Unaccelerated Reading - 10 long novels worth the time spent (putting these on my ever-growing list)

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War and Peace (Vintage Classics) Leo Tolstoy (Author), specifically translated by Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky (because translations matter).

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy -Let me preface this by saying that this book drove me mad! I hate the character of Anna, but this is written so lovely with many other fascinating characters, it's worth it. The movie---> blehhh! But it's a different animal.

Anna Karenina -

"Leo Tolstoy Barefoot" by Illya Repin. State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

Russian Painting, again

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Tolstoy on the object of life. "Art thou doing the right thing?" via Brain Pickings

Tolstoy Reads from His ‘Calendar of Wisdom’ in a Rare Recording Shortly Before His Death

Lithograph print of Leo Tolstoy by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, in Yasnaya Polyana, 1908

Tolstoy, author of two of the greatest books ever written: ANNA KARENINA and…

Tolstoy, author of two of the greatest books ever written: ANNA KARENINA and WAR PEACE. The film versions simply cannot do the books justice.

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War and Peace - Not just the big book to end all big books, War and Peace could possibly be the greatest novel ever written. There isn’t really much to say about Tolstoy’s book that hasn’t been said, other than to reiterate how incredibly important and marvelous it is.

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Anna Karenina (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics)


Anna Karenina Leatherbound Classics Edition: Leo Tolstoy Great read but an extremely long novel. It took me months to finish but I am glad I stuck it through

War and Peace (Penguin Classics, Deluxe Edition) by Leo Tolstoy

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War and Peace (Penguin Classics, Deluxe Edition) by Leo Tolstoy…Great book, so I've heard! Someday, I do plan to read it!