Thursday, September 5, 2013

Лео Толстой в 1909 году

Accustomed to sitting on top of unsold copies of War and Peace as makeshift booster seats in the dining room of the patriarchal dacha, Leo Tolstoy's grandchildren, circa 1909 are entertained by the writer, but not before asking the octogenarian: "Дед, это будет долгий рассказ?"


el chupacabra said...

Da, da my child. It will be a long story but hey- it will also be pointless.

todd said...

Which of course translates to, "Yes, that's a rat in my beard and it's this long."