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Stefania Mihai I think such a question is a bit out of place here. It's a classic, for God's sake. It's Tolstoy, not Dan Brown :) You don't read a classic for sex or violence. If you're looking for sex and violence, go watch an action movie. Besides, it will only take you 2 hours, not 2 months!

And if you are a parent trying to see if this is appropriate for your child, the questions you should be asking yourself are: Is my child smart/mature enough to understand Tolstoy's philosophical musings on wars between peoples? Does my child already love reading, so that he/she will not be discouraged by a 1200-page 'monster' ? Does he/she already know something about Imperial Russia and the Napoleonic Wars, in order to not feel completely lost when reading about battle descriptions and about the lives of dozens of different characters living in a society which differs quite a lot from our own?

If the answers are yes, then you should congratulate yourself for having an awesome kid and you should not censor what they read. If the answers are no, then maybe your kid is better off with an easier book.
Veronica The war descriptions are sometimes very figurative, hence it may not be appropriate for a younger kid, for example. It depends on the maturity and all, but at some points the violent descriptions may bother somebody with high sensitivity. No sexual content.
Lydia Any book that is about war may has violent content, some of it sexual.
Fingolfin There are some suggestions of an incestuous relationship between a brother and sister.
Kiran Habibullah It is the best question ever, never let books destroy your precious mind. Keep off the grass though. 😂😂😂
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