Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (Tolstoi)

Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy (Tolstoi) with Dmitriy Butko (Translator), Aylmer Maude (Translator), Constance Garnett (Translator), Louise Maude (Translator)

803 pages first pub 1877 (editions) user-added

fiction classics challenging emotional slow-paced


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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