Tuesday, March 31, 2009

It's Tuesday again!

Ivan Ilych's life had been most simple and most ordinary and therefore most terrible.

The Death of Ivan Ilyich, one of the great memento mori texts of all time, and also the only thing by Tolstoy most people get around to reading (it's mercifully short), is linked above. The free translation isn't great, but hey, you get what you pay for.

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