20% done with War and Peace


Is Hélène clever enough to have manipulated Pierre into a frenzy and also been clever enough to know he would regret it and give her whatever she wanted? Hélène is described as being an expert in social affairs, and her father is a master manipulator so it’s not out of the question Pierre was played hard “from all sides” as Kuzmich sai earlier. Pierre feels he is ” like a hare surrounded by hounds.”