33% done with War and Peace

Though we can imagine what it is that has turned Prince Andrey even more cynical and dour, his reveal to Pierre that it was his lost chance to make things right with his wife that is so striking and touching.

Also, Pierre is still trying to figure out who he is and how to do anything right, but he still manages to get through to Andrey. Tolstoy treats this friendship masterfully.

Tolstoy’s descriptions are !!!