Hello. It looks like you are visiting us from outside USA. Please choose which Amazon storefront you would like to use.
Categories
About
Scott Turow

Scott Turow's Book Recommendations

Author, legal thrillers of which the most famous are Presumed Innocent, The Burden of Proof, Personal Injuries.

 

Anna Karenina

by
About
The Book
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 beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer. As Matthew Arnold wrote in his celebrated essay on Tolstoy, "We are not to take Anna Karenina as a work of art; we are to take it as a piece of life."

Anna Karenina

by Leo Tolstoy
About
The Book
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 beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer. As Matthew Arnold wrote in his celebrated essay on Tolstoy, "We are not to take Anna Karenina as a work of art; we are to take it as a piece of life."
What Scott Turow says

The imagined world of ‘Anna Karenina’ feels more human, more real and deeper than any other novel I know. It’s an immense, amazing achievement. When you open Tolstoy, there’s an observation about life on almost every page that’s heart-stopping.

Also Recommended by
  • Norman Mailer

    ‘Anna’ is really a great book, a much greater one than ‘War and Peace’. In ‘Anna Karenina’, there is far more of the great and necessary sympathy that sees all people in their own eyes, and refrains from dismissing them. And nearly always the knowledge of man goes so deep.