Anna Karenina

Author: Leo Tolstoy

Price: $9.95
$9.95
SKU: 9780140449174

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 jealousy 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 translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky has been acclaimed as the definitive English version of Tolstoy's masterpiece. The volume contains an introduction and a preface by John Bayley.

Price: $9.95

Also by Leo Tolstoy

{View all}
Book Cover:  How Much Land Does A Man Need?: Little Black Classics: Penguin 80s
A pair of short stories about greed, charity, life and death from one of Russia's most influential writers and thinkers.
A pair of short stories about greed, charity, life and death from one of Russia's most influential writers and thinkers.
Published: 25/02/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141397740
RRP: $1.99
Coming soon
Book Cover:  Anna Karenina: Design by Coralie Bickford-Smith
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.
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.
Published: 02/01/2014
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780141199610
RRP: $25.00
Out of stock
Book Cover:  Anna Karenina Film Tie In
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. 
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. 
Published: 21/11/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141391892
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  War and Peace

'The greatest of all novelists . . . what else can we call the author of War and Peace?' asked Virginia Woolf, and literary luminaries the world over have agreed with her. The saga stands alone in its vast scope and minute detail, its immense diversity and final unity. Set in the years leading up to and culminating in Napoleon's disastrous Russian invasion, the novel focuses on an entire society torn...

'The greatest of all novelists . . . what else can we call the author of War and Peace?' asked Virginia Woolf, and literary luminaries the world over have agreed with her. The saga stands alone in its...

Published: 14/08/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780451532114
RRP: $14.99
Book Cover:  War and Peace: Pocket Penguin Classics
St Petersburg, 1805: a city of glittering parties and socialites. Into this scene step three young people seeking fulfilment in their different ways. Pierre is looking for life's meaning, but his cheating wife is driving him insane. Cynical Audrey is unable to find true love. And Natasha's impulsive and affectionate nature could threaten her future happiness.

St Petersburg, 1805: a city of glittering parties and socialites. Into this scene step three young people seeking fulfilment in their different ways. Pierre is looking for life's meaning, but his cheating...
Published: 01/08/2006
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141025117
RRP: $16.95
Book Cover:  What Is Art?
During his decades of world fame as a novelist, Tolstoy also wrote prolifically in a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. These works culminated in What is Art? , published in 1898. Impassioned and iconoclastic, this powerfully influential work both criticizes the elitist nature of art in nineteenth-century Western society, and rejects the idea that its...
During his decades of world fame as a novelist, Tolstoy also wrote prolifically in a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. These works culminated in What is...
Published: 01/09/2003
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140446425
RRP: $9.95
Out of stock
Book Cover:  Master & Man & Other Stories: The Two Hussars; Strider; A Prisoner in   The Caucasus
The ten stories collected in this volume demonstrate Tolstoy's artistic prowess displayed over five decades experimenting with prose styles and drawing on his own experiences with humour, realism and compassion. Inspired by his experiences in the army, 'The Two Hussars' contrasts a dashing father and his mean-spirited son. Illustrating Tolstoy's belief that art must serve a moral purpose, 'What Men...
The ten stories collected in this volume demonstrate Tolstoy's artistic prowess displayed over five decades experimenting with prose styles and drawing on his own experiences with humour, realism and compassion...
Published: 18/07/2005
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140449624
RRP: $9.95
Book Cover:  Childhood, Boyhood, Youth

'Despite the tangle of ideas in my mind . . . I was young, innocent, free, and therefore almost happy'  

Leo Tolstoy began his trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, Youth, in his early twenties. Although he would in his old age famously dismiss it as an 'awkward mixture of fact and fiction', generations of readers have not agreed, finding the novel to be a charming and insightful portrait of inner...

'Despite the tangle of ideas in my mind . . . I was young, innocent, free, and therefore almost happy'  

Leo Tolstoy began his trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, Youth, in his early twenties. Although...

Published: 12/06/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140449921
RRP: $9.95
Published:06/06/2003
Format:Paperback, 864 pages
RRP:$9.95
price:AUD $9.95
ISBN-13:9780140449174
ISBN-10:0140449175
Publisher:Penguin UK

News

{ view all }
28 Nov 2014
Penguin True Stories named an AIMIA Awards Finalist
Penguin True Stories has been announced as a Finalist in the Australian Interactive Media Industry (AIMIA) Awards for Best Website or Online Service – Media & Entertainment.Winners will be announced in March 2015, you can see more details here: http://www.aimia.com.au/

Social Feed

{ }

Penguin TV

{ }

Pictures

{ }