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Series in which people explain their passion for the works of Tolstoy and the Russia he evokes. Coming from different backgrounds, all have been touched - directly and indirectly - by Tolstoy's works

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Bridget Kendall

5/5 Former BBC Moscow correspondent Bridget Kendall on her passion for Leo Tolstoy's writing.

Fri 19 Nov 2010 23:00 BBC Radio 3

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