War and Peace

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1869) provides a broad panorama of Russian society against the backdrop of the 1812 Napoleonic army’s invasion. Two key themes in the novel are spirituality in the main characters and family happiness as the ultimate reward for spiritual suffering.

Just thought of sharing the relevance of these words by the author in this acclaimed book, ironic resonance of the theme…and his place of birth…

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