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Anna Karenina

By Tolstoy, Leo Nikoleyevich

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Book Id: WPLBN0000626559
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 1.28 MB
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Anna Karenina  
Author: Tolstoy, Leo Nikoleyevich
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Blackmask Online Collection
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Tolstoy, L. N. (n.d.). Anna Karenina. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.us/


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Excerpt: Everything was in confusion in the Oblonskys? house. The wife had discovered that the husband was carrying on an intrigue with a French girl, who had been a governess in their family, and she had announced to her husband that she could not go on living in the same house with him. This position of affairs had now lasted two days, and not only the husband and wife themselves, but all the members of their family and the household, were painfully conscious of it. All the members of the family and the household felt that there was no sense in their living together, and that even stray people brought together by chance in any inn had more in common with one another than they, the members of the family and the household of the Oblonskys. The wife did not leave her own apartments; the husband had not been home for two days. The children ran wild all over the house; the English governess quarreled with the housekeeper, and wrote to a friend asking her to look out for a new employ for her; the man cook had walked off the day before just at dinnertime; the kitchenmaid and the coachman had given warning.

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Table of Contents: Anna Karenina, 1 -- Leo Tolstoy, 1

 
 



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