Anna Karenina, Book 8

Leo TOLSTOY (1828 - 1910), translated by Constance GARNETT (1861 - 1946)

Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. In Book 8, Vronsky leaves for the Servian war, unable to live without Anna and hoping to die. Back at his farm with a loving wife and baby son, Levin struggles with thoughts of death and the horror of living when he does not understand "the whence, and why, and how, and what [life] was." (Summary by Mary Anderson and MaryAnn)

Genre(s): Historical Fiction, Romance

Language: English

Group: Anna Karenina (Garnett English Translation)

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Chapter 1 MaryAnn
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Play 02 Chapter 2 MaryAnn
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Play 03 Chapter 3 MaryAnn
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Play 04 Chapter 4 MaryAnn
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Play 05 Chapter 5 MaryAnn
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Play 06 Chapter 6 MaryAnn
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Play 07 Chapter 7 MaryAnn
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Play 08 Chapter 8 MaryAnn
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Play 09 Chapter 9 MaryAnn
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Play 10 Chapter 10 MaryAnn
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Play 11 Chapter 11 MaryAnn
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Play 12 Chapter 12 MaryAnn
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Play 13 Chapter 13 MaryAnn
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Play 14 Chapter 14 MaryAnn
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Play 15 Chapter 15 MaryAnn
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Play 16 Chapter 16 MaryAnn
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Play 17 Chapte 17 MaryAnn
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Play 18 Chapter 18 MaryAnn
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Play 19 Chapter 19 MaryAnn
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