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Anna Karenina|Leo Tolstoy

Overview

"One of the greatest love stories in world literature." Vladimir NabokovIn a novel of unparalleled richness and complexity, set against the backdrop of Russian high society, Tolstoy charts the course of the doomed love affair between Anna, a beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer who pursues Anna after becoming infatuated with her at a ball. Although she initially resists his charms Anna eventually succumbs, falling passionately in love and setting in motion a chain of events that lead to her downfall. In this extraordinary novel, Tolstoy seamlessly weaves together the lives of dozens of characters, while evoking a love so strong that those who experience it are prepared to die for it. "

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  • ISBN-13: 9780099540663
  • ISBN-10: 0099540665
  • Publisher: Random House UK
  • Publish Date: July 2010
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.1 x 1.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Page Count: 963