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Lev Tolstoy's Unhappy Family

Author: Harold Schefski

Jan/Feb 2010
Page 46   (10 pages)

Summary: Lev Tolstoy's family was unhappy in its own peculiar way, split by a three-decade-long disagreement between the writer and his wife about money.

This article appeared in the Jan/Feb 2010 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.

Weblinks related to this story:

  • Movie: The Last Station New movie based on Jay Parini's fine book on Tolstoy's final days and the familial disorder. Just released in Dec. 2009.
  • Tolstoy Studies Journal A scholarly journal on all things Tolstoy. Great pages on filmography, image gallery and exhaustive quality links to all things Tolstoy.