Review of Lieven’s “Russia Against Napoleon”

Posted: June 20, 2010 in Uncategorized
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Here’s The New York Times‘ Sunday Book Review of Lieven’s Russia Against Napoleon, which my brother sent me yesterday.  Looks very promising–and anything which critiques Tolstoy I look upon with a favorable eye.  I love War and Peace, and have read it several times–except for Book IV, which lays out his philosophy of history.  It’s been so long that I can’t remember the details, except that it manages to be complex and wrong at the same time.  Anyway, check out the review.


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