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On 17 September 1862 Leo Tolstoy and Sophia Bers became formally engaged after Tolstoy gave Sophia a written proposal of marriage, marrying a week later in Moscow.At the time of their marriage, Leo Tolstoy was already well known as a novelist after the publication of  flirten disco follow rencontre femme noir site de rencontre gratuit dans le 39 site de rencontre sans inscription pour ado rencontre no kid agence de rencontre drummondville mom dating website go to site The Cossacks. On the eve of their marriage, Tolstoy gave Sophia his diaries detailing his sexual relations with female serfs. In Anna Karenina, 34 year-old Constantine Levin, a semi-autobiographical character behaves similarly, asking his 19 year old fiancée Kitty to read his diaries and learn of his past transgressions.

The diary included the fact that he had fathered a child by a woman who remained on the Yasnaya Polyana estate.

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