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I find the most fundamental characters in the book to be that of Alexie Karenin and Konstantin Levin.
While I could recognize the genius of Tolstoy's writing, I was so frustrated with the constant jealous rages of most of the characters that it was difficult to settle in and enjoy the book.
I found myself really disengaging from the story at these moments, but was quickly drawn back in by the romance and fascinating characters.
Holy cow. I don't think I have ever read a book with soooo much detail. I think I need to read short stories next.Published 9 days ago by Christy L Ames
It is a fine book. It kept me turning pages. But it wasn't a great book. Tolstoy is no Dostoyevsky. Anna Karenina herself is completely unsympathetic. Levin is better. Read morePublished 12 days ago by V. T. Franks
Great book and good translation. However, the whole book was misprinted. There were print marks on some pages and most of the text on the pages was crooked.Published 14 days ago by Jacob Barnes
Great book so far. Very well written. I'm mad at Anna. She is such an ungrateful, selfish brat.Published 17 days ago by Richard Barton
I know this is a classic, but its very very depressing. I am glad I live in this time period.Published 19 days ago by awilli12
This is the first Tolstoy work I've read, but it was fantastic and I'm definitely going to read more soon.Published 19 days ago by Daniel Stern
One of the most beautiful books I ever had the pleasure to read. It took me six weeks to finish this book but not because of its thickness, mostly... Read more