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Anna Karenina : a novel in eight parts

Author: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky; Great Books Foundation (U.S.),
Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A. : Penguin Books, [2004] ©2000
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Deluxe editionView all editions and formats
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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 and all the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Romance fiction
Novels
Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky; Great Books Foundation (U.S.),
ISBN: 0143035002 9780143035008
OCLC Number: 861739978
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Notes: Introduction by Richard Pevear.
"Recommended for discussion by the Great Books Foundation"--Cover.
"Oprah's book club summer selection"--Promotional jacket.
Awards: Winner of the Pen/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize
Description: xxi, 837 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Anna Karenina.
Responsibility: Leo Tolstoy ; translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.

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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 and all the variations on love and family happiness.

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