A Confession - Leo Tolstoy

A Confession

By Leo Tolstoy

  • Release Date: 2018-09-04
  • Genre: Classics
  • © 2018 Oregan Publishing

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A Confession Leo Tolstoy

Summary : A Confession

'A Confession' is Tolstoy's chronicle of his journey to faith; his account of how he moved from despair to the possibility of living; from unhappy existence to 'the glow and strength of life'. It describes his spiritual and philosophical struggles up until he leaves the Orthodox Church, convinced that humans discover truth not by faith, but by reason. The story begins when at the age of 50, Tolstoy is in crisis. Having found no peace in art, science or philosophy, he is attacked by the black dog of despair, and considers suicide. His past life is reappraised and found wanting; as slowly light dawns within.

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