5k likes over the weekend!

Thank you, moderators, from Alfred A. Knopf/Vintage Books for mentioning Leo Tolstoy A Vegetarian’s Tale on official Leo Tolstoy Facebook page. So far 5000 likes (yes, five thousand-incredible, and 700 shares and counting just in 2 days)

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Tolstoy and Vegetarianism

Tolstoy noted the following in his “Confession”: “I have everything that is typically understood to constitute wellbeing. But I suddenly realized that I do not know why I need all of this and what is the point of my life.” Leo Tolstoy loved to hunt since childhood, ever since his father taught him to hunt. His favorite quarries were bear and fowl, and he loved to go […]

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Cherchez la femme

In the late 1880s – early 1890s Tolstoy was very busy with works of art and articles on sexual love. In this time period he wrote “The Kreutzer Sonata”, “Afterword”, articles “On the relations between the sexes” and the beginning of “Father Sergius”. At the same time, Tolstoy extensively wrote about this theme in his letters to different persons, mostly to V. G. Chertkov. He wrote a […]

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