Lev Tolstoy: The Death of Ivan Ilyich

2019-03-14T09:04:07+00:00March 14th, 2019|LITERATURE|

Tolstoy had barely finished What Then Must We Do? when he returned to an unfinished story which he had begun in 1882, and polished it off in the space of not much more than a month. It was the novella The Death of Ivan Ilyich. Touchingly, the motive for finishing [...]