And, here we go . . . without doubt, one of the greatest chapters written so far. In a brief, crazy instant, all of Andrei’s dreams comes true, and he gets his big moment.
To say any more, would spoil it – read it for yourself.
Well, okay, maybe one more thing. Obviously, most of us here are reading our copies of War and Peace, but if you were ever tempted to go for an audiobook version, the unabridged Naxos Audiobooks version sounds quite attractive. Here is a video of the narrator (imagine the poor bloke sitting in that little studio day after day reading the whole of War and Peace!) reading an excerpt from today’s chapter.
I’ve got to hand it to him – he is an impressive narrator, don’t you think?