Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Collage 575

Moscow is in flames. Chaos rules the street. Tolstoy uses Pierre to convey the urgency and disorde. rPierre is in the midst of it. He saves a child from the fire, confronts a looter and is taken by the authorities. All in a few brief paragraphs in a few short pages.

Lucy Arrington
from page 405-406, volume 2 of original text
collage, embroidery thread, ink
made 7/29/11
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 930-931

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