16.12.2015 | 14:12

Russia stages War and Peace marathon reading (Al Jazeera)

It has taken four days and four nights and a cast of 1,300 Russians across the country and beyond to read through four volumes of War and Peace on live TV and radio. Leo Tolstoy's classic is often more talked about than read. Now the curtain is falling on a project that has tried to bring the book back to the people. Аl Jazeera channel>>

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.