Monday, January 30, 2017

The Discovery of Chance

I'm currently reading this book about the Russian Alexander Herzen, and it's holding my attention:

Here's a review:

The Living Truth

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03 - 10 - 2017

Okay. I finished reading this book. I think it is a well-written and interesting thing. My only real complaint is that Herzen doesn't come to vivid presence. So much is about ideas, to the point that the subject himself seems diffuse, hard to grasp as a solid being.

1 comment:

  1. Time was, I wandered the cobbled street named during Soviet times for Herzen, but had not overly acquainted myself with his writing. Yet another author of importance during the 19th century whose given name was Alexander.