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BOOK 12

Like chapter 1 of book 1, we’re back with Anna Pavlovna and her fake court of fake people, Vasili Kuragin chief among them while his daughter is having an abortion from her other husband. All this while real men await their death on the battlefield all those miles away near Moscow.

“I have a favorable presentiment!”, how out of touch they all are even though they act as if they really know.