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War – what is it good for? | Off Kilter

 

Last updated 6/1/2022 at 3:46pm

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A great episode of "Seinfeld" has Elaine being asked to host a famous Russian author in New York.

Her publishing company is handling his new book. As they are tooling around in a taxi, Elaine starts to demonstrate how much she knows about other famous Russian authors. So she launches into a story about how Leo Tolstoy, the author of "War and Peace," actually had thought about naming his famous novel: War – what is it good for?

Of course, the author, who actually knew something about his fellow countrymen is outraged at this affront to Tolstoy's masterpiece.

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