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My lord, War and Peace is worth reading

Updated : August 29, 2019 05:17 PM IST

The Bombay High Court has asked Vernon Gonsalves, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon case, to explain why he kept “objectionable material” such as a copy of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace at home.
War and Peace is noteworthy for another reason: it’s one of those books that most people have never read or finished, despite having a yellowing copy on their shelves for ages.
Tolstoy’s incomparable ability to capture even the smallest moments in the lives of his characters, and their responses to them, is what makes War and Peace memorable and universally relatable.
My lord, War and Peace is worth reading

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