Anna Karenina

Author: Leo Tolstoy

Preface by: John Bayley

Introducer: Richard Pevear

Translator: Larissa Volokhonsky

Translator: Richard Pevear

  • Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 30 Jan 2003
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Synopsis

'Everything is finished. I have nothing but you now. Remember that'

Anna Karenina seems to have everything - beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until the moment she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky. Their subsequent affair scandalizes society and family alike and soon brings jealously and bitterness in its wake. Contrasting with this tale of love and self-destruction is the vividly observed story of Levin, a man striving to find contentment and a meaning to his life - and also a self-portrait of Tolstoy himself.

This new translation of Anna Karenina has been acclaimed as the definitive version of Tolstoy's masterpiece. It also contains an introduction by Richard Pevear and a preface by John Bayley.


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Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780140449174
  • Size: 129 x 198mm
  • Pages: 864
  • Published: 30 Jan 2003
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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