Birth date: July 26, 1901
Died: September 26, 1993
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Considered by some to be the greatest novel ever written, Anna Karenina is Tolstoy's classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of high society in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. A rich and complex masterpiece, the novel charts the disastrous course of a love affair between Anna, a beau...
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel, moreso than I originally thought I would. Even though it is long and tedious at some points, there was always an absorbing, intriguing scene that followed and swept me along. Reading the interspersions of the narrator's (Thackeray's) pov on Victorian society is what ...
I liked it. Unfortunately by the time I got used to its rhythm, it ended. The part that speaks about Sankt Petersburg is very warm and white, the part that describes Paris reminded me of "Bleu", Kieslowski’s film – the young alienated woman etc.