On Reading: ‘War & Peace’

Why this Tolstoy novel remains perhaps the greatest work of literature of all time

If you asked me two months ago, I likely would have scowled at the idea of any novel being the “greatest novel ever written,” and especially the idea that such a work was written in 1869. But that’s because two months is roughly how long it took me to get through War & Peace.

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Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.