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Nce that these diaries are most valuable and moving They reveal a woman of tremendous vital energy Diaries of Sofia PDFEPUB #229 and poetic sensibility who in the face of provocation and suffering continued to strive for the higher things in life and to remain indomitable The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy are just that the personal diaries of the wife of Count Lev Nikolavevich Tolstoy or as most of us know him Leo Tolstoy T

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The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy

Ound of one of The Diaries eBook #214 the most turbulent periods in her country’s history as old feudal Russia was transformed by three revolutions and three major international warsYet it is as Sofia Tolstoy’s own life story the study of one woman’s private experie She writes Everyone asks But why should a worthless woman like you need an intellectual artistic life To this I can only reply I don t

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After marrying Count Leo of Sofia eBook #8608 Tolstoy the renowned author of Anna Karenina and War and Peace Sofia Tolstoy kept a detailed diary until his death in Her life was not an easy one she idealized her husband but was tormented by him She lived against the backgr Sophia Behrs was only 18 when she was introduced to the 34 year old Count Leo Tolstoy in 1862 and by the September of the same year they were married


10 thoughts on “The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy

  1. says:

    I didn't read the whole thing I stopped at about the same time Sofia stopped being pregnant all the time and Lev started having his spiritual awakening What I got out of this is that the two never should have gotten married in the first place Giving your spouse diaries of your inner most thoughts and understandably complaints about your partner is a terrible idea They poisoned their relationship with their private writing And lastly some

  2. says:

    Sophia Behrs was only 18 when she was introduced to the 34 year old Count Leo Tolstoy in 1862 and by the September of the same year they were married in Moscow On the eve of their wedding Leo Tolstoy asked his bride to be to read his diaries in which he describes his sexual relationships with serfs a love affair with one young woman in particular who bore him a child and his homosexual leanings The young Sophia was both

  3. says:

    I could only read this book in smaller doses Sofia's life is full of pain sorrow anguish fearor was it that bad Sofia herself said that she only writes in her diary when she's feeling sad lonely mad depressed etc There are large gaps of missing timewere these the good times of her life when she laughed and enjoyed it At the beginning of each diary is a short telling of what was going on in Russia and in Leo's life wha

  4. says:

    I've a fondness for reading diaries this one is uite good Besides it's fun to say 'I'm currently reading Tolstoy Sofia Tolstoy'

  5. says:

    She writes “Everyone asks ‘But why should a worthless woman like you need an intellectual artistic life’ To this I can only reply ‘I don’t know but eternally suppressing it to serve a genius is a great

  6. says:

    She was such an interesting person and her diaries convey this I absolutely loved this book

  7. says:

    Sophia and Lev Tolstoy surrounded by eight of their childrenSophia went to live at Tolstoy's estate of Yasnaya Polyana after her marriage She was eighteen he was thirty four The couple had thirteen children in all—five didn't survive childhood

  8. says:

    The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy are just that the personal diaries of the wife of Count Lev Nikolavevich Tolstoy or as most of us know him Leo Tolstoy This book is no walk in the park It's big and tedious but in between all of those days with mundane entries there are some pretty amazing ones and those are what make this book stand outWe get an inside look at what Tolstoy was like how it was to live with this 'genius' how life in Rus

  9. says:

    I've actually read the introduction and the first 20 pages or so of this book; just grabbed it up when I saw it at the bookstoreI've read enough to confirm my existing impression that Tolstoy the finest novelist of his age and place was a rotte

  10. says:

    The book I read was actually Любовь и бунт Love and Rebel but I couldn't find it on goodreads so The book is mostly a diary by Sofia Tolstaya for just one year 1910 the year Lev Tolstoy ran away from his estate

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