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Another novel I was assigned in college. I can remember reading the ending of Tolstoy's classic and not knowing what to do at the end of the last chapter. My Anna was dead. I felt as if I needed to go into mourning. This is one of the most emotionally draining novels I've ever read, but one that I'm drawn to over an over again.
Leo Tolstoy "You are a soldier...you have been brought to 'pacify'...it has been instilled in you that you are not responsible for the consequences of your shots. But you know that the man who falls bleeding from your shot is killed by you and by no one else..."