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I couldn't put this book down I read this book in one day.
Once you get through all the characters' names, his descriptions of Ivan's thoughts/feelings, and of all the other characters in the story was brilliant.
Paradoxically, this story is just as much about the life of Ivan Ilyich as it is about his death.
Atul Gawande references (and recommends) "The Death of Ivan Ilyich" in his deservedly best-selling book on the experience of growing old or mortally I'll and our final... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Ned
I read this after being mortal. The point was to understand tolstoi's sense of death. Brilliantly captured but incredibly upsetting.Published 23 days ago by tooth fairy
Excellent read. It makes one focus on what is truly important in life and what is not. Seneca is a good complement.Published 26 days ago by Michael P. McCartney
Easy enjoyable read, particularly for a 1st time Tolstoy reader.Published 27 days ago by bobby beatle
This is a classic. It involves a major self revelation as Ivan comes to the end of his life. It is still relevant to our life in the 21st century.Published 29 days ago by Carol C. Hartwell
If you want to get hooked on Tolstoy start here. This is short and the writing stle is fantastic. Then move onto War and Peace as I did. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bill Hartman