A Novel in Eight PartsBook - 2001
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The classic nineteenth-century Russian novel in which a young woman is destroyed when she attempts to live outside the moral law of her society.
Anna flouts social conventions in loving Count Vronsky in this great masterpiece of Russian literature.
I'm going to go out on a limb here and recommend a story of society and forbidden love that has been around a while. This classic is definitely worth delving into, being so superbly written and heart-wrenching.
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Spring is the time of plans and projects.
Anna “clearly understood that he was disgusted by her hand, and her gesture, and the sound her lips made.”
“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.
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