Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
Nicholas
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November Books 18) The Death of Ivan Ilyich, by Leo Tolstoy

A brilliant short book about a junior judge in the Russian countryside who discovers he has cancer and dies. Lots of well observed psychology, packaged very effectively. I have sometimes felt that Tolstoy rambles but not here.
Tags: bookblog 2011, writer: leo tolstoy
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