Anna Akhmatova by D.M. Thomas, Anna Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova

D.M. Thomas, Anna Akhmatova

256 pages first pub 1989 (editions)

nonfiction poetry emotional reflective sad slow-paced


A legend in her own time both for her brilliant poetry and for her resistance to oppression, Anna Akhmatova—denounced by the Soviet regime for her “eroticism, mysticism, and political indifference”—is one of the greatest Russian poets of the twent...

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reflective 80%
sad 80%
emotional 60%
challenging 40%
dark 40%
informative 20%
inspiring 20%
mysterious 20%
tense 20%


slow 60%
medium 40%

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