Leo Tolstoy’s Napoleon: Slave of History

By |2020-05-17T00:16:48-05:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: C.S. Lewis, Education, Great Books, History, Leo Tolstoy, Literature|

Leo Tolstoy shows us the character of Napoleon and shows us the hope of near-repentance, and the devastatingly fearful return to a world of artificial phantoms. I recently wrote an essay about Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. Here, I discuss another Russian novel, published at the exact same time, in the exact same periodical: Leo [...]

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