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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

A tender, sensitive book, and partly autobiographical - but only partly. Tolstoy had a difficult childhood, and at this time in his life, after seeing the Crimean War, and having been through so much ... Read full review

Review: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

User Review  - Nujoud - Goodreads

Childhood, Boyhood, youth the name of the book that takes about the life of Leo Tolstoy. It is actually takes about a boy in his childhood, boyhood and youth. The story of the book is a narrative of ... Read full review

Review: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

User Review  - Obadah Alfaham - Goodreads

This was an interesting read. I picked this book up because I was interested in Tolstoy. Not knowing what to expect, it turned out to be somewhat of an autobiography, told as a story of a boy growing ... Read full review

Review: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

User Review  - Ahmet UÁar - Goodreads

What a child he was, and what education he did have. Also, he used to listen to the 1001 nights from his aunt everyday. Read full review

Review: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

User Review  - John - Goodreads

As the first thing that Tolstoy wrote, I saw glimpses of the brilliant, but lots of rough edges too. There were some incredible passages in the book. I think the description of the thunderstorm on the ... Read full review

Review: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

User Review  - Ana Maria RÓnceanu - Goodreads

Two reasons you will like this book: 1) you are a fan of Tolstoy; 2) summer's heat feels bearable under your's grandparents' tree. Definitely a book to pick up for nostalgia's sake. Read full review

Review: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

User Review  - Mary Karen - Goodreads

Very enjoyable and thoughtful reflection on his youth. Read full review

Review: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

'An awkward mixture of fact & fiction' was Tolstoy's own summary of this engrossing memoir of a embryonic writer of the Russian social,cultural,political & artistic 'milieu' of the mid-19th century ... Read full review

Review: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

User Review  - Rangies3 - Goodreads

I enjoyed the first in this trilogy. Several passages stood out. I think my favorite was: "The moral nature of man is more tenacious of life than the physical, and grief never kills." There are ... Read full review

Review: Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

It wasn't a bad read, but it wasn't exceptional either. Some of the occurrences are very thought provoking. However, the whole series felt very unfinished. I know there was supposed to be a fourth ... Read full review


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