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Anna karenina [electronic resource]. Leo Tolstoy.

Tolstoy, Leo. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780553902297 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2006.

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Summary, etc.: This edition, the famous Constance Garnett translation, has been revised throughout by Leonard J. Kent and Nina Berberova."Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." So begins Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy's great modern novel of an adulterous affair set against the backdrop of Moscow and St. Petersburg high society in the later half of the nineteenth century. A sophisticated woman who is respectably married to a government bureaucrat, Anna begins a passionate, all-consuming involvement with a rich army officer. Refusing to conduct a discreet affair, she scandalizes society by abandoning both her husband and her young son for Count Vronsky--with tragic consequences. Running parallel is the story of the courtship and marriage of Konstantin Levin (the melancholy nobleman who is Tolstoy's stand-in) and Princess Kitty Shcherbatsky. Levin's spiritual searching and growth reflect the religious ideals that at the time...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 9 - Text Difficulty 12
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3245 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3050 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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