L. N. Tolstoy - The Death of Ivan Ilych
by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, Leo Tolstoy
Paperback- $3.88

The Death of Ivan Ilyich first published in 1886, is a novella by Leo Tolstoy, one of the masterpieces of his late fiction, written shortly after his ...

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An alternate title for this book might have been, "The Fulfillment of a Hollow Man". Ivan's story is a tale of the importance of having a rich inner life to give purpose and comfort to an otherwise meaningless, fleeting outer existence. Inner contentment is the death knell of death. Death is transformed into light and in that light there is joy. Whether or not that joy persists, it was worth taking the ride because it was with you all the way riding shotgun!

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