7% done with War and Peace


Tolstoy though not an old man when he wrote the novel, understood how the young see the old and how the old are just as informed, and wiser then the young. We also get a good look at how complex the Napoleon issue is, even if Tolstoy is not actually impressed with the French general. We also get some more latent German hate. The family tree is interesting: the joke being the father going in for family hubris