Sofia Tolstaya [ Pdf ] The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy


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  • The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy
  • Sofia Tolstaya
  • English
  • 26 October 2018
  • 9780061997419

10 thoughts on “The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy

  1. says:

    I didn't read the whole thing I stopped at about the same time Sofia stopped being pregnant all the time and Lev started having his sp

  2. says:

    Sophia Behrs was only 18 when she was introduced to the 34 year old Count Leo Tolstoy in 1862 and by the September of the same year they were married in Moscow On the eve of their wedding Leo Tolstoy asked his bride to be to read his diaries in which he describes his sexual relationships with serfs a love affa

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    I could only read this book in smaller doses Sofia's life is full of pain sorrow anguish fearor was it that bad? Sofia herself said that she only writes in her diary when she's feeling sad lonely mad depressed etc There are large gaps of missing timewere these the good times of her life when she laughed and enjoyed it? At the beginning of each diary is a short telling of what was going on in Russia and in Leo'

  4. says:

    I've a fondness for reading diaries this one is uite good Besides it's fun to say 'I'm currently reading Tolstoy Sofia Tolstoy'

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    She writes “Everyone asks ‘But why should a worthless woman like you need an intellectual artistic life?’ To this I can only reply ‘I don’t know but eternally suppressing it to serve a genius is a great misfortune’ ” Though Sofia's frayed nerves and endless crying scenes got a bit tedious I really enjoyed getting to see her life and all its contradictions so closely As these diaries which span than half

  6. says:

    She was such an interesting person and her diaries convey this I absolutely loved this book

  7. says:

    Sophia and Lev Tolstoy surrounded by eight of their childrenSophia went to live at Tolstoy's estate of Yasnaya Polyana after her marriage She wa

  8. says:

    The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy are just that the personal diaries of the wife of Count Lev Nikolavevich Tolstoy or as most of us know him Leo T

  9. says:

    I've actually read the introduction and the first 20 pages or so of this book; just grabbed it up when I saw it at the bookstoreI've read enough to confirm my existing impression that Tolstoy the finest novelist of his age and place

  10. says:

    The book I read was actually Любовь и бунт Love and Rebel but I couldn't find it on goodreads so The book is mostly a diary by Sofia Tolstaya for just one year 1910 the year Lev Tolstoy ran away from his estate and his wife and died several days later from pneumonia With his wife being banned from the room he was dying in Thus we follow the events which ked to this tragedy from the point of view of Tolstoy's wife lab

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The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy

Background of one of the most turbulent periods in her country’s history as old feudal Russia was transformed by three revolutions and three major international warsYet it is as Sofia Tolstoy’s own life story the study of one woman’s private. She was such an interesting person and her diaries convey this I absolutely loved this book

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After marrying Count Leo Tolstoy the renowned author of Anna Karenina and War and Peace Sofia Tolstoy kept a detailed diary until his death in 1910 Her life was not an easy one she idealized her husband but was tormented by him She lived against the. I could only read this book in smaller doses Sofia s life is full of pain sorrow anguish fearor was it that bad Sofia herself said that she only writes in her diary when she s feeling sad lonely mad depressed etc There are large gaps of missing timewere these the good times of her life when she laughed and enjoyed it At the beginning of each diary is a short telling of what was going on in Russia and in Leo s life what he was writing thinking doing Yet in Sofia s diary these things are not often mentioned Her diary is full of children lessons darning teaching sewing household choreseveryday life What I found fascinating was what wasn t written These diaries have made me interested in reading biographies of both Leo and Sofia Sofia was a strong woman of her time I d like to find out about her Recommended but with a caution this is not easy reading It s sorrowful

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Experience that these diaries are most valuable and moving They reveal a woman of tremendous vital energy and poetic sensibility who in the face of provocation and suffering continued to strive for the higher things in life and to remain indomitable. Sophia and Lev Tolstoy surrounded by eight of their childrenSophia went to live at Tolstoy s estate of Yasnaya Polyana after her marriage She was eighteen he was thirty four The couple had thirteen children in all five didn t survive childhood


About the Author: Sofia Tolstaya

Sophia Andreyevna Tolstaya née Behrs Russian Со́фья Андре́евна Толста́я sometimes Anglicised as Sophia Tolstoy was the wife of Russian novelist and thinker Leo Tolstoy Sophia was one of 3 daughters of physician Andrey Behrs and Liubov Alexandrovna BehrsSophia was first introduced to Leo Tolstoy in 1862 when she was 18 years old At 34 Tolstoy was 16 years her senior On 17 September 1