13% done with War and Peace

The subtle revelation to Prince Andrey of the disillusionment of war (and life in general) happens so minutely, so slowly (and thereby so realistic) that I didn’t perceive it at all the first time around. Now that I know how he’ll turn out, it’s quite sad to see the transformation.

Pierre, too, goes through a similar, slow arc and this contrast is fascinating in how different they are out of similar circumstances.