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Anna Karenina

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Written by Leo TolstoyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Leo Tolstoy
Revised by Leonard J. KentAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Leonard J. Kent and Nina BerberovaAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Nina Berberova
Translated by Constance GarnettAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Constance Garnett
Introduction by Mona SimpsonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Mona Simpson

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
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  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • On Sale: October 10, 2000
  • Price: $12.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-78330-5 (0-679-78330-X)
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Considered by some to be the greatest novel ever written, Anna Karenina is Tolstoy's classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of high society in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. A rich and complex masterpiece, the novel charts the disastrous course of a love affair between Anna, a beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer. Tolstoy seamlessly weaves together the lives of dozens of characters, and in doing so captures a breathtaking tapestry of late-nineteenth-century Russian society. As Matthew Arnold wrote in his celebrated essay on Tolstoy, "We are not to take Anna Karenina as a work of art; we are to take it as a piece of life."

"One of the greatest love stories in world literature."
--Vladimir Nabokov