Leo Tolstoy
Penguin Classics, New York, 2004; originally published in 1877 in Russian, English
8.5 x 5.8 inches, paperback, 862 pages
ISBN: 9780143035008
Suggested Retail Price: $17.00
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Temple St. Clair

I have reread Anna Karenina about once per decade since the first time I read it in my twenties. It vividly colors my perception of pre-revolutionary Russia. I love the descriptions of the clothes and jewels—Anna’s hands, the social order depicted, from the peasants to the aristocracy.

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