How Much Land Does a Man Need?
Written by Leo Tolstoy in 1886, this is the engaging story of a greedy peasant named Pakhom. Although Pakhom enjoys health and family happiness, he feels dissatisfied when he learns of the grand fortunes of his relatives. He decides to go on a quest for more land, only to find that with each new acquisition new problems develop...How Much Land Does A Man Need? gives a delightful insight into old Russian values many of which, you will not be surprised to hear, are paralleled today.
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Review: How Much Land Does a Man Need? and Other StoriesUser Review - Kennedy Ifeh - Goodreads
The book is 519 words yet its meaning can span a 1000 pg novel. The plot is about a man who is told to walk on a vast expense of land, the amount he walks will be given to him. The condition was that ... Read full review
Review: How Much Land Does a Man Need? and Other StoriesUser Review - Ahmet Ušar - Goodreads
What a story of avarice. Read full review