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Anna Karenina : a novel in eight parts

Author: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky; John Bayley; Coralie Bickford-Smith
Publisher: London Penguin Classics, 2013. ©2000.
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Anna Karenina seems to have everything - beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until the moment she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky. Their subsequent affair scandalizes society and family alike and soon brings jealously and bitterness in its wake. Contrasting with this tale of love and self-destruction is the vividly observed story of Levin, a man striving  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Didactic fiction
Romance fiction
Domestic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky; John Bayley; Coralie Bickford-Smith
ISBN: 9780141199610 014119961X
OCLC Number: 869771758
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Notes: First published in Russian 1873-7. This translation originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2000.
Description: xxv, 837 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Leo Tolstoy ; translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky ; with a preface by John Bayley.

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Anna Karenina seems to have everything - beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until the moment she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky. Their  Read more...

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The new and brilliantly witty translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky is a must -- Lisa Appignanesi Independent, Books of the Year Pevear and Volokhonsky are at once scrupulous Read more...

 
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