- Tolstoy, Leo, Trans. By Louise and Aylmer Maude and Nigel J. Cooper. The Death of Ivan Ilych. Collected Shorter Fiction, Volume 2.. New York: Everyman's Library, Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.
The Question and Answer section for The Death of Ivan Ilych is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
They all feel "badness of death" of death being left behind.
Gerásim is the name of the peasant boy, who takes care of Ivan.
The doctor suspects Ivan's illness has something to do with his appendix.