War and Peace Volume 3

The third volume of War and Peace is the longest section of the books so far. There is certainly much more war than peace in this section as things go from bad to worse for the Russians. More and more characters die, or are maimed and injured, and the battle of Borodino is described in…

War and Peace Volume 2

I have now read volume 2 of War and Peace, and am virtually half way through the book, and it has only taken me a month which I am really surprised at to be honest, and makes me think that I can read it in a lot less time than I originally thought which will…

Eugene Onegin Chapters 5 & 6

Chapters 5 & 6 I wasn't overly enamoured of the fifth chapter of Onegin but it did have some interesting parts to it such as the bits about Russia in the winter, and Tatyana's dream which is quite bizarre and shows the reader just how mixed up she is. It is a lot of fun…

Eugene Onegin : Chapters 3 & 4

Chapters 3 & 4 Questions - Impressions of Tatyana and Olga? Tatyna seems like a nice girl but is incredibly naive and a bit too easily led; I can't say that I have any impression of Olga at all from what I have read so far, - What do you make of Onegin's reaction to…