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War and Peace

War and Peace


by Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace Volume 4, Part 2, Chapter 16 Summary

  • The envoy makes record time and wakes up the general on duty at headquarters (who is actually another one of the war’s unsung but totally deserving heroes). Everyone agrees that this news is so big they need to wake up Kutuzov.

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