64% done with War and Peace


In Nicholas waking dream it all sort of becomes nonsense (sabertash, Natasha), and later Petya will have a similar experience (how beautifully Tolstoy can write dreams!), but Pierre’s dreams are actually sensible and useful. He knows, deep-down, how to live a good life, but he’s not yet there to understanding it and acting on it. But because he so much wants to be good that you know he will find it.