THE LAST STATION (Michael Hoffman, 2009)

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoi, the Russian count who authored the world’s greatest novel, Anna Karenina, is at his country estate in 1910 and is approaching his end. He has been married for 48 years to Sofya, who, abidingly middle-class, has some cause for her at times frightening mixture of imperiousness and insecurity, and the marriage is […]