The Death of Ivan Ilyich

GoodReads ★★★★ The Death of Ivan Ilyich covers his sickness and ultimately his death in a form of Russian fatalism. The topics is rather heavy and I can't say I enjoyed reading it, but it was written very well and I liked that.It have read Tolstoy before so I already knew of his talents with... Continue Reading →

How Much Land Does A Man Need?

GoodReads ★★★★ Tolstoy may be known for his gigantic works like Anna Karenina and War & Peace, but this is a very neat short story, a parable of man's greed and ambitions. What we have is never enough, we always want more. While it was clear where the story was heading - I am pretty... Continue Reading →

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