Anna Karenina is a novel of unparalleled richness and complexity, set against the backdrop of Russian high society. Tolstoy charts the course of the doomed love affair between Anna, a beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer who pursues Anna after becoming infatuated with her at a ball. Although she initially resists his charms, Anna eventually succumbs, falling passionately in love and setting in motion a chain of events that leads to her downfall.
Oh, the Places You'll go! A certain person gave me this book when I graduated high school, still have it, love it and am now reading to my son. @Vern Rowser You should now who you are. Thank you so much for being so thoughtful...
A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy
Things Fall Apart. I read this in my English class in 10th grade. We were studying the writing of authors from around the world. Chinua Achebe, a Nigerian author, wrote Things Fall Apart, a work of fiction about the destructive effect missionaries and colonialism had on the tribes of the lower Niger. | Read