How to Read War and Peace
At 1,400-plus pages, War and Peace can seem daunting. Here's how to read it.
Commit to 50 Pages
Tolstoy was a master storyteller with an uncanny grasp of human
motivation—he understood not only his characters but also his readers, and kept
the individual chapters remarkably brief. Trust that you'll soon be zipping
along, with just 1,357 or so pages to go.