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Anna Karenina : a novel in eight parts

Author: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky
Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Books, 2002.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and must endure the hypocrisies of society. Set against a vast and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven major characters create a dynamic imbalance, playing out the contrasts of city and country life  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky
ISBN: 0142000272 9780142000274 0143035002 9780143035008 0670894788 9780670894789
OCLC Number: 48764443
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Description: xxi, 837 p. ; 22 cm.
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Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Anna Karenina.
Responsibility: Leo Tolstoy ; translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.

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Beautiful, vigorous, and eminently readable, this is the new English-language translation of one of the world's literary masterpieces. Includes an illuminating Introduction and explanatory notes.  Read more...

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