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Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina


Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina


Anna Karenina has become one of the most widely read and influential books ever written.  

It reveals the astounding range, subtlety, artistry, and depth of a true original, Leo Tolstoy, author of War And Peace and countless other literary masterpieces.

Published in hundreds of editions and translated into virtually every modern language, it has not been out of print since 1877.

● Contains extended historical context and a critical essay: Anna Karénina: A Cultural and Historical Perspective, by Count Ilyá Tolstoy.

Anna Karenina has emerged over time as one of the great testaments to individualism, assuring the reader of the enduring value, power, and beauty of the unfettered self.
— Jacob Thorndyke

The appearance of this sumptuously produced twenty-first century edition of Anna Karenina will delight the countless admirers of Leo Tolstoy.

—Matt Travers

PHILIP DOSSICK is the New York Times critically acclaimed writer and director of the motion picture The P.O.W. He has written for television, including the outstanding drama, Transplant, produced by David Susskind for CBS. His most recent books include Aztecs: Epoch Of Social Revolution, Sex And Dreams, Mark Twain In Seattle, Oscar Wilde: Sodomy and Heresy, The Naked Citizen: Notes On Privacy In The Twenty-First Century, Raymond Chowder And Bob Skloot Must Die, The Deposition, Vincent Van Gogh: Madness and Magic, Lenny Bruce: The Myth of Free Speech, Barack Obama: 15 Speeches That Changed America, Ghost Dance Prophets: From Martin Luther King to Mahatma Gandhi, and Times That Try Men’s Souls: Henry David Thoreau and Thomas Paine on Slavery and Civil Disobedience.

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