Week 36 Recap: occupation

This week we encountered a few of the longer chapters of the book, largely dealing with the French army’s occupation of Moscow. Whereas last week’s reading didn’t lead to much note-taking on my end, this week was a treasure trove of interesting nuggets from Tolstoy.

The most insightful chapters, in my opinion, were 24 and 25—the reign of Count Rostopchi…

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