Alicia Thompson

Boot Camp for Big Books #2

The Mother of Them All: War and Peace

: shorthand for long and difficult and a by-word for extreme drama; not only in the literary world but in general, too. Such is the reputation of this Russian classic, but how many people know the book behind the reputation? Most cannot get beyond its imposing size on the shelf to even open it for a browse.

Okay, so if you wanted to try it, how would you approach it? What would you need to do to ensure you got the most from your investment? In this series of articles on Boot Camp for…