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  • Labels: don delillo, paul anderson, size of books, stephen hawkings, susanna clarke, tolstoy, vikram seth posted by bibliobibuli at 7: 09 PM

    The Incredible Shrinking Book

  • In 1856 he was transferred to the 14th Battery, which tolstoy had recently quitted.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • The unsuccessful campaign of the Army of the Danube, the dull life of the staff, all this wasunsatisfactory to tolstoy.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • As far as I can remember, this was the only encounter between Turgenev and tolstoy at which I was present, and I cannot help saying that, although I understood that the controversy related to politics, I took too little interest in the subject to pay attention to it.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • Of course the host Nekrasov is trembling heart and soul: he is afraid to lose both Turgenev and tolstoy, in whom he foresees a powerful support for "The Contemporary," so he is bound to maneuver.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • Still a passionate gambler, he often fell victim to his own excesses. thus in the beginning of 1862, tolstoy lost 1,000 rubles in a game of billiards to Katkov, the well-known publicist and editor of "Moscow News."

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • Under the name Mimi is presented the governess of a neighboring house, and Katenka is Dunechka Temeshova, an adopted member of the tolstoy family.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • The fact that Druzhinin could have written to tolstoy in such a manner shows that they really were on familiar terms, and that Druzhinin could influence him.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • E. Garshin, in his reminiscences of Turgenev, gives the following interesting account of Turgenev's opinion of tolstoy.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • = WRX throwout setup can I put the RS guts into a WRX case (oh how I wish the bellhousings just came off) instead of wasting my time, should I waste my money and downgrade to an RS clutch/throwout novel of leo tolstoy proportions:

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