Reading for Sunday, 22 March
And then just to remind us that real life really does roll on, regardless of what’s happening to other people, this chapter is largely devoted to Nikolai Rostov being sent to a small town to speak to the local militia about horses.
But it very quickly turns into a bit of a holiday for him, complete with horses, dancing and girls . . . it would be quite bizarre in real life, but makes perfect sense in this novel . . .