Leo Tolstoy with grandchildrenWikipedia
Leo Tolstoy was an incessant learner and tried to learn something new
The first edition of the book was issued on Nov. 13, 1872. However, it was slammed by critics so Tolstoy reworked it and the new version was recommended by the state for all schools.
In Tolstoy’s estate – Yasnaya Polyana – he set up a school for peasant kids, where he and his children taught using the book he wrote.
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