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War and Peace

War and Peace

by Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace Volume 4, Part 4, Chapter 12 Summary

  • Well if it isn’t our old friend Pierre.
  • He’s been trying to recuperate in Orel. He absorbs the info about Petya and his wife Helene being dead, and Andrei being dead a month later than he had thought.
  • When he’s feeling better, Pierre realizes how totally free he is. He doesn’t know anyone in Orel, he’s not married anymore, he doesn’t have to worry about money, and he doesn’t have to search to have faith in good works anymore because he has found it internally.

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