Childhood by Leo Tolstoy

The book is a classic coming-of-age story that delves into the inner world of a young boy as he experiences the joys, sorrows, and confusions of his early years. Through the protagonist's eyes, readers explore the complexities of family life, the challenges of growing up, and the profound impact of personal relationships on one's development. The narrative captures the innocence of childhood and the gradual loss of that innocence as the boy confronts the realities of the world around him, painting a poignant and introspective portrait of the transition from childhood to adolescence in 19th-century Russia.

The 3775th greatest book of all time

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Total Points: 102

Since this book was first published in 1852, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 102.0.

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