Give War and Peace a Chance

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Tolstoy by Repin 1901

Next year marks the 150th anniversary of Leo Tolstoy’s great Russian tome, War and Peace.

While the novel’s great length scares many readers away, Andrew Kaufman (University of Virginia) argues that on this anniversary, it’s time more people gave War and Peace a chance. Allison Quantz reports.

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