Set in Saint Petersburg, Anna Karenina is the tragic story of Countess Anna Karenina, a married noblewoman and socialite, and her affair with the affluent Count Vronsky. The novel explores a diverse range of topics throughout its approximately one thousand pages. Some of these topics include an evaluation of the feudal system that existed in Russia at the time—politics, not only in the Russian government but also at the level of the individual characters and families, religion, morality, gender and social class.
Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in book form in 1878.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
- Learn about the feudal system of historic Russia.
- Meet fascinating characters.
- A journey everybody must take.