Anna KareninaBook - 1992
A famous legend surrounding the creation of Anna Karenina tells us that Tolstoy began writing a cautionary tale about adultery and ended up falling in love with his magnificent heroine. It is rare to find a reader of the book who doesn't experience the same kind of emotional upheaval. Anna Karenina is filled with major and minor characters who exist in their own right and fully embody their mid-nineteenth-century Russian milieu, but it still belongs entirely to the woman whose name it bears, whose portrait is one of the truest ever made by a writer. Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude.
(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)
From the critics
QuotesAdd a Quote
Anna “clearly understood that he was disgusted by her hand, and her gesture, and the sound her lips made.”
“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.
Age SuitabilityAdd Age Suitability
SummaryAdd a Summary
There are no summaries for this title yet.
There are no notices for this title yet.