grashupfer (grashupfer) wrote,

2013 books

4. Youth, Tolstoy

I don't think I've read anything as good on youthful vanity as these three books. What is it about surviving the growing up of growing up? It's f-ing vanity. All the slings & arrows. Coping with them.
Tags: 1001 books, tolstoy

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