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Anna Karenina

“Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
(First publication: 1877 / This edition: Penguin Classics 2013)
Taken with french-pressed coffee and flowers Mom got for me :)
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Classics

Don't steal sweet rolls

I’ve started reading Anna Karenina again, after reading about 300 pages (out of 817)  two or three years ago. I knew from the start that I wasn’t ready for it. 549 more words

Realistic Fiction

Roles After Death: Downton Abbey

THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR SEASONS 1-5 OF DOWNTON ABBEY. 

I could wait to write this until the next and final season of Downton premiers so I have a complete list,  571 more words

Enterntainment

II.iii

Lushenko knelt by the corpse, puzzled. “I would say he’s been dead for two hours,” he muttered. “This cut,” he indicated the fine line drawn horizontally across Nikolay’s neck, “I have never seen its like. 1,478 more words

The Story So Far

‘I cannot live without knowing why I am here’

Tolstoy – ‘Anna Karenina’

Anna Karenina: Taking the Feels-train to the Vanity-town

‘All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way’- Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina.

There is no better way to start a novel, a masterpiece, than by throwing a nugget of wisdom at the reader. 532 more words

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