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‘The greatest love story I've ever read’ Andrew Davies.

‘All happy families are alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.’ Anna Karenina is a novel of unparalleled richness and complexity, set against the backdrop of Russian high society. Tolstoy charts the course of the doomed love affair between Anna, a beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer who pursues Anna after becoming infatuated with her at a ball. Although she initially resists his charms Anna eventually succumbs, falling passionately in love and setting in motion a chain of events that lead to her downfall. In this extraordinary novel Tolstoy seamlessly weaves together the lives of dozens of characters, while evoking a love so strong that those who experience it are prepared to die for it.

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  • Paperback

    9780099540663

    April 1, 2010

    Vintage Classics

    992 pages

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  • Paperback

    9781784871956

    February 27, 2017

    Vintage Classics

    992 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780451528612

    April 14, 2005

    Signet

    960 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780140449174

    June 6, 2003

    Penguin Classics

    864 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780553213461

    February 1, 1998

    Bantam US

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  • Hardback

    9781857150582

    May 29, 1992

    Everyman

    964 pages

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  • EBook

    9781409059462

    December 1, 2010

    Vintage Digital

    992 pages

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  • EBook

    9780141902838

    June 6, 2003

    Penguin eBooks

    864 pages

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