PC Anna Karenina

Tolstoy, Leo

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Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general. Anna is a sophisticated woman who abandons her empty existence as a wife and turns to her lover Count Vronsky to fulfil her passionate nature.

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‘One of the greatest love stories in world literature’ Vladimir Nabokov

The heroine of Tolstoy’s epic of love and self-destruction, Anna Karenina has beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son, but feels that her life is empty until she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky. Their subsequent affair scandalizes society and family alike, and brings jealousy and bitterness in its wake. Contrasting with this is the vividly observed story of Levin, a man striving to find contentment and a meaning to his life – and also a self-portrait of Tolstoy himself. This award-winning translation has been acclaimed as the definitive English version of Tolstoy’s masterpiece.

Translated by RICHARD PEVEAR and LARISSA VOLOKHONSKY with a Preface by JOHN BAYLEY

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Weight 585 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 36 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

837

Language

English

Edition

New Edition

Dewey

891.733 (edition:21)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K