Children and adults periodically suggest that War and Peace be excluded from the school curriculum: many believe that teenagers are simply unable to understand and appreciate the merits of the novel due to a lack of life experience. Schoolchildren often read voluminous works of Russian classics in a brief retelling, and after leaving school, most of them do not return to these books – according to a survey by VCIOM, 53% of Russians do not re-read Pushkin, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy in adulthood.
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What about them?
Residents of other countries treat Tolstoy with great trepidation, and in “War and Peace” they are horrified by only one thing – volume. No, even so: VOLUME. The novel is compared with the literary Everest, the conquest of which will be a serious test of patience and love of literature. At the same time, in the reviews, many note that the book is a must-read for anyone who wants to consider themselves an educated person. By the way, besides “War and Peace”, at least 6 more works scare them. ru/sized/f550x700/03/lm/03lm4i4j0r1s04488sk8o00cs.jpg” media=”(max-width: 549px)”>