Acclaimed by many as the world's greatest novel, this is the story of a wife, Anna Karenina, who abandons her empty existence as the wife of a Petersburg government minister for a passionate relationship with a young officer, Count Vronsky.
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Count Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) launched his literary career in 1855 with The Sebastopol Sketches, tales inspired by his service in the Crimean War. In addition to his great novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, he wrote many stories, novellas, and essays.
Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky have produced acclaimed translations of Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Gogol, and Bulgakov. Their translation of The Brothers Karamazov won the 1991 PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Russian
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Book Description Penguin Press/Classics, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0141391898