My Favourite Things : Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace’

Battle of Moscow (Borodino) 7th Sept 1812 by Louis-Fran├žois Lejeune   Christmas is nearing and every year I find myself irritable and exhausted and walking over to my bookshelves for literary solace. Dancing over rows of black paperwork classics, my fingers slow over my favoured volumes, all epics. Worlds of past existence inhabit my weighty…