Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy with Aylmer Maude (Translator)

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Description

Married to a powerful government minister, Anna Karenina is a beautiful woman who falls deeply in love with a wealthy army officer, the elegant Count Vronsky. Desperate to find truth and meaning in her life, she rashly defies the conventions of Ru...

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Moods

reflective 73%
emotional 69%
challenging 56%
sad 46%
dark 30%
tense 21%
hopeful 10%
informative 10%
inspiring 10%
adventurous 6%
funny 6%
mysterious 3%
relaxing 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

slow 82%
medium 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 73% | A mix: 23% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 31% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 70% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.97

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