[PDF/EPUB] The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy BY Sofia Tolstaya

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Experience that these diaries are most valuable and moving They reveal a woman of tremendous vital energy and poetic sensibility who in the face of provocation and suffering continued to strive for the higher things in life and to remain indomitable Sophia and Lev Tolstoy surrounded by eight of their childrenSophia went to live at Tolstoy s estate of Yasnaya Polyana after her marriage She was eighteen he was thirty four The couple had thirteen children in all five didn t survive childhood

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The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy

After marrying Count Leo Tolstoy the renowned author of Anna Karenina and War and Peace Sofia Tolstoy kept a detailed diary until his death in 1910 Her life was not an easy one she idealized her husband but was tormented by him She lived against the Sophia Behrs was only 18 when she was introduced to the 34 year old Count Leo Tolstoy in 1862 and by the September of the same year they were married in Moscow On the eve of their wedding Leo Tolstoy asked his bride to be to read his diaries in which he describes his sexual relationships with serfs a love affair with one young woman in particular who bore him a child and his homosexual leanings The young Sophia was both devastated and disgusted by what she had read The whole of my husband s past is so ghastly that I don t think I shall ever be able to accept it When he kisses me I am always thinking I am not the first woman he has loved It hurts me Matthews Choice year old Count Leo Tolstoy in 1862 and by the September of the same The Prince of Pleasure (The Wilde Brothers, year they were married in Moscow On the eve of their wedding Leo Tolstoy asked his bride to be to read his diaries in which he describes his sexual relationships with serfs a love affair with one Hers to Protect young woman in particular who bore him a child and his homosexual leanings The Her Small-Town Hero young Sophia was both devastated and disgusted by what she had read The whole of my husband s past is so ghastly that I don t think I shall ever be able to accept it When he kisses me I am always thinking I am not the first woman he has loved It hurts me

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Background of one of the most turbulent periods in her country’s history as old feudal Russia was transformed by three revolutions and three major international warsYet it is as Sofia Tolstoy’s own life story the study of one woman’s private She writes Everyone asks But why should a worthless woman like you need an intellectual artistic life To this I can only reply I don t know but eternally suppressing it to serve a genius is a great misfortune Though Sofia s frayed nerves and endless crying scenes got a bit tedious I really enjoyed getting to see her life and all its contradictions so closely As these diaries which span than half century demonstrate it s not your average woman who is responsible for darning Leo Tolstoy s socks as well as proofing the first draft of War and Peace Secret Agent Minister and Deadly Texas Rose you need an intellectual artistic life To this I can only reply I don t know but eternally suppressing it to serve a genius is a great misfortune Though Sofia s frayed nerves and endless crying scenes got a bit tedious I really enjoyed getting to see her life and all its contradictions so closely As these diaries which span than half century demonstrate it s not Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers your average woman who is responsible for darning Leo Tolstoy s socks as well as proofing the first draft of War and Peace


10 thoughts on “The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy

  1. says:

    I didn't read the whole thing I stopped at about the same time Sofia stopped being pregnant all the time and Lev started having his spiritual awakening What I got out of this is that the two never should have gotten married in the first place Giving your spouse diaries of your inner most thoughts and understandably complaints about your partner is a terrible idea They poisoned their relationship with their private writing And lastly some w

  2. says:

    Sophia Behrs was only 18 when she was introduced to the 34 year old Count Leo Tolstoy in 1862 and by the September of the same year they were married in Moscow On the eve of their wedding Leo Tolstoy asked his bride to be to read his diaries in which he describes his sexual relationships with serfs a love affair with one young woman in particular who bore him a child and his homosexual leanings The young Sophia was both devastated

  3. says:

    I could only read this book in smaller doses Sofia's life is full of pain sorrow anguish fearor was it that bad Sofia herself said

  4. says:

    I've a fondness for reading diaries this one is uite good Besides it's fun to say 'I'm currently reading Tolstoy Sofia Tolstoy'

  5. says:

    She writes “Everyone asks ‘But why should a worthless woman like you need an intellectual artistic life’ To this I c

  6. says:

    She was such an interesting person and her diaries convey this I absolutely loved this book

  7. says:

    Sophia and Lev Tolstoy surrounded by eight of their childrenSophia went to live at Tolstoy's estate of Yasnaya Polyana after her marriage She

  8. says:

    The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy are just that the personal diaries of the wife of Count Lev Nikolavevich Tolstoy o

  9. says:

    I've actually read the introduction and the first 20 pages or so of this book; just grabbed it up when I saw it at the bookstoreI've read enough to confirm my existing impression that Tolstoy the finest novelist of his age and place was a rotten person at least to live withLooking forward to seeing how Sonia Tolstaya struggled to

  10. says:

    The book I read was actually Любовь и бунт Love and Rebel but I couldn't find it on goodreads so The book is mostly a diary by Sofia Tolstaya for just one year 1910 the year Lev Tolstoy ran away from h

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