Anna Karenina is one of the most loved and memorable heroines of literature. Her overwhelming charm dominates a novel of unparalleled richness and density. Tolstoy considered this book to be his first real attempt at a novel form, and it addresses the very nature of society at all levels,- of destiny, death, human relationships and the irreconcilable contradictions of existence. It ends tragically, and there is much that evokes despair, yet set beside this is an abounding joy in life's many ephemeral pleasures, and a profusion of comic relief.
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Review: Anna KareninaUser Review - Joni - Goodreads
Long read, very detailed however gave a good depiction of Russian life in those days. Having been to St. Petersburg, I have seen the opulence of how royalty lived back then. Read full review
Review: Anna KareninaUser Review - Ami Beattie johnson - Goodreads
Although this book is quite long, and filled with a huge backstory of Russian politics of the time, the protagonist Anna I found to be quite relatable to. Certainly she is imperfect, yet although we ... Read full review
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