The Globe’s Judith Timson takes great interest in the anecdote about Ignatieff and his wife, Zsuzsanna, reading Tolstoy to each other over Christmas.

Maybe it’s just me, but the new Liberal Leader seems utterly besotted with Zsuzsanna Zsohar, his wife of 10 years. Judging by his frequent references to her, he’s what you might call über-married…

Not only does this conjure up a charming picture of connubial bliss (although who can keep the romantic ups and downs of Tolstoy’s five aristocratic families straight?), it is a more intimate glimpse of a political leader’s marriage than we’ve seen in a long while.

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