Anna KareninaBook - 1992
A famous legend surrounding the creation of Anna Karenina tells us that Tolstoy began writing a cautionary tale about adultery and ended up by falling in love with his magnificent heroine. It is rare to find a reader of the book who doesn't experience the same kind of emotional upheaval: Anna Karenina is filled with major and minor characters who exist in their own right and fully embody their mid-nineteenth-century Russian milieu, but it still belongs entirely to the woman whose name it bears, whose portrait is one of the truest ever made by a writer.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992.
Characteristics: xlix, 963 p. ; 22 cm.
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“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
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Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.
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