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Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy
In 1872 the mistress of a neighbouring landowner threw herself under a train at a station near Tolstoy's home. This gave Tolstoy the starting point he needed for composing what many believe to be the greatest novel ever written. In writing Anna Karenina he moved away from the vast historical sweep of War and Peace to tell, with extraordinary understanding, the story of an aristocratic woman who brings ruin on herself. Anna's tragedy is interwoven with not only the courtship and marriage of Kitty and Levin but also the lives of many other characters. Rich in incident, powerful in characterization, the novel also expresses Tolstoy's own moral vision. `The correct way of putting the question is the artist's duty', Chekhov once insisted, and Anna Karenina was the work he chose to make his point. It solves no problem, but it is deeply satisfying because all the questions are put correctly. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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Branwen
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I'm usually really critical of movies that are based on books, especially if it is a book that I love dearly. But the Anna Karenina film that came out a few years ago was just brilliantly done. It was true to the story and characters, and added an artistic flair that was beautiful and intriguing. 💕📚

#gratefulreads #favoritebooktomovieadaptation @OriginalCyn620 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

OriginalCyn620 Beautiful editions! 17h
Branwen @OriginalCyn620 Thank you! 💕📚 now
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Nute
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#GratefulReads - Over 500 pages: The vibe I got from her...”Maybe, just maybe, if I don‘t look at it then we can both act like it‘s not even in the same room with us. A weekend morning can be as it should be - a non-rushed belly rub, special Sunday food, cuddles & kisses & a long walk in the early morning fresh air. But if she looks at this book...well, I know that some of those things won‘t happen in their one hundred 💯 percent capacity!”😡👇🏽

Scochrane26 😍🐕🥰 2w
Nute That‘s the vibe that she was throwing my way!😩 Oh yeah, the photo prompt...This edition of Anna Karenina clocks in at 754 pages. I enjoyed every sentence of it. BTW...no shade on these Barnes and Nobles Classic editions. I actually really like the entire format of their editions including the notes and even the font selection which for some reason is very important to me when reading classic literature.🤓 2w
AnansiGirl 💯 % cute expressions she‘s giving that book 🐾🐶💕 2w
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks She‘s too cute!!! That is a chunkster!!! 🤣🤣🤣 2w
OriginalCyn620 So cute! 🐶❤️ 2w
Redwritinghood Cute little dog you‘ve got there! 😍😍 2w
OnlyYoo This is one of my favorite books! I hope you love it at as much I do 2w
batsy Love this! The let's not look at the book thing is too cute 😂😍😍 2w
ReadingRachael She is so cute, lol! Anna Karenina is one of my all time favourites 2w
Latrelwhite I have the same book and I‘ve been reading it now for about 10 years!😉 I‘m going to finish it one day...hopefully! 1w
Nute @AnansiGirl @batsy Maybe our pets are here to preserve our mindfulness. Making sure that we don‘t get too absorbed by things and activities that take us away from being present in the here and now at least part of the day. She definitely pulls me away from television, my phone and out of books for time outside in the fresh air and sunshine. She ignores every book in the house as if she‘d rather they didn‘t exist!😅 6d
Nute @OnlyYoo I do love this story. @ReadingRachael And like both of you, it is a favorite book for me as well!💕 6d
Nute @Latrelwhite Are you enjoying it? Ten years definitely allows time to savor!🙂 6d
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Susanita
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Time change means reading #over500pages like the tagged book which I loved! #fallisbooked

QuietlyLaura 😂👏 2w
OriginalCyn620 🤣🤣🤣 2w
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So true!!!!! 2w
Birdsong28 😂😂😂😂📚📖 2w
hes7 That‘s definitely how I handle my car clock. 🤣 2w
DaveGreen7777 😂🤣😂 2w
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Croissonter
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“All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow”

kricheal Great picture! 1mo
Croissonter ☺️Thanks!! it‘s easy to get good photos when you have such cute subjects 😁 1mo
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Catsandbooks Gorgeous pick! 💕 2mo
PaperbackPirate Great cover and thanks for the tag! I‘m on break so I‘m going to try to do it this week. 💙 1mo
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Nerdy_Bookworm
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Started off reading 7 books, I am now down to:

1) Moby Dick
2) Anna Karenina
3) Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

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Jazinator
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Book #80: Being the only book on all 5 of my Greatest Books lists, I had high hopes for it. And to start off, I thought this was one of the most well written stories I have ever read. Tolstoy just flows with descriptions that make you feel you understand everything that is going on. The characters are extremely well developed and even though...

http://dinojim.blogspot.com/2009/01/the-306-greatest-books-80-anna-karenina.html

#100greatestbooks

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erzascarletbookgasm
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Of love triangles and #taintedlove . #ayupaugust

And it‘s an #X-cellentRead #augustabc

(Illustration by Jody Hewgill).

AmyG I love the illustration. 3mo
Eggs This illustration 💗👏🏻🤗👏🏻💗 3mo
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ju.ca.no
Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy
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Update from japanese Paradise: I love it and I will miss the Okinawan beach🙈 also: my boyfriend finished an entire book whithin the last four days- the first one he read since I know him, which is almost five years, which makes me very happy! It‘s a Simon Beckett thriller, and he even started the next one! I also read it (pictured) and it was very intriguing indeed! Also: I‘ve finally finished Anna Karenina - successfull holiday I‘d say😁

Cathythoughts Looks so lovely there. Must look up this thriller. Well done on Tolstoy 👏🏻❤️ 3mo
Tanisha_A ❤️ So quiet and lovely. 3mo
Kalalalatja Looks lovely! 3mo
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jb72
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Thanks for the tag @Hestapleton #humpdaypost
1. Been to France (jealous if you have)
2. Read Anna Karenina 😱
3. Read all of the Harry Potter books 😱😱
4. Visited the Area 51 👽 (or have I?) 😂

DebbieGrillo No drinks here. Thanks for playing! 4mo
TheEllieMo 🥃 4mo
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Hestapleton 🍷🍷🍷 (is it still a drink if I read Anna Karenina but hated it?) 4mo
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Klou 1 🍷 4mo
jb72 @Hestapleton LOL nope. As long as you read it. 4mo
IndoorDame 🍷 4mo
wanderinglynn 🥃🥃 4mo
hes7 🍷 4mo
Kaylamburson Just one for me! 🍸 4mo
gibblr None this time!! 4mo
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gradcat 🍷🍷 Love the Area 51 response 😂 3mo
jb72 @gradcat I figure with all the Area 51 memes going around it seemed appropriate 😂👽😂👽😂👽 3mo
JessClark78 🍷 3mo
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Queeniesal
Anna Karenina | Tolstoy, Leo
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One of my all time favorites. This book has it all. Everyone should read Anna Karenina!

LitsyWelcomeWagon Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. There‘s so many fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! #LitsyWelcomeWagon
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RaimeyGallant Welcome! 3mo
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LionHeartLeo
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I‘m at chapter 22 & having a hard time sticking with this one! I‘ve heard so many amazing things about this book, & I‘ve wanted to read it for years, but it‘s pretty slow right now.
Is it worth it guys?!?

Insightsintobooks Keep going, this is one of my favorite books. 4mo
MellieAntoinette Yes! Lulls notwithstanding, it is a beautiful novel! 4mo
DeleteAcct I love this book. Muscle through! 4mo
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Lea Bail if you‘re not into it. I enjoyed it in the end but definitely had to skim now and then. 4mo
dabbe I‘m struggling, too! I powered through Middlemarch and even Bleak House but am finding I put this one down to read something else. 4mo
LionHeartLeo @dabbe Yes! Lol, I have 3 other books I keep picking up instead! 4mo
Latrelwhite I‘ve been reading it on and off for ten years now.🤷🏽‍♀️ 3mo
LionHeartLeo @Latrelwhite LOL!!! It‘s gonna be one of those! 3mo
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BooknerdsLife
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“All the diversity, all the charm, and all the beauty of life are made up of light and shadow.” ~ Leo Tolstoy
Tolstoy totally captured my heart with his beautiful writing (assuming translations did his books justice) I cannot recommend this enough! It‘s more than a love story, it‘s also about family & choices you make in life. Amazing how it‘s still relevant now as it was then! #LetsTravelJuly #Russia #Quotes #bookquote #PenguinClassics #booknerd

Erofan Great book! Cute matreshkas 😍 4mo
OriginalCyn620 Pretty photo! 👌🏻😊 4mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Pretty ❤️❤️❤️ 4mo
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TheEllieMo
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This was the first thing that popped into my head when I saw today‘s prompt for #LetsTravelJuly #Russia

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 Mine too! 📚 4mo
TheEllieMo @OriginalCyn620 great minds think alike!! 4mo
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Severnmeadows Awesome! 2mo
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Alma
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It has been some time since I‘ve shared anything here .. But I am back now and with a huge book I have been waiting for so long to read. 😍

Severnmeadows One of my best loved books😊 2mo
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GypsyKat
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I tried to use only Barnes & Noble leather bound classics for this one, but it turns out I don‘t have many white leather books, so I had to improvise a little. #ColorMePretty #RedWhiteAndBlue @Sweetkokoro

Bibliogeekery That Robert Frost!!! 😍😍😍 4mo
BookFreakOut ❤️💟💙 Very nice! 4mo
Susannah Wow! Well done! 4mo
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marleed So pretty! 4mo
erzascarletbookgasm 😍👏 4mo
JazzFeathers 😍😍😍😍 4mo
Lady_Tigana_20 Beautiful collection ❤️ 4mo
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paulfrankspencer
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This is Literature.

Tolstoy paints scenes well enough and develops the plot sufficiently (important for a 750 page book), but his real talent lies in understanding and describing the inner lives of his characters. The motivations, thoughts, and interactions are so real and so incredibly varied.

Glad I finally got around to it.

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paulfrankspencer
Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy

"He could only think of her as triumphant, successful in her menace of a wholly useless remorse never to be effaced."

With 30 pages left, that about sums it up.

Leftcoastzen Such a great book . 5mo
paulfrankspencer @Leftcoastzen Having now finished it, I can definitively say, "Yep." 5mo
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paulfrankspencer
Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy

"Lord have mercy on us!... He repeated the words that for some reason came suddenly to his lips. And he, an unbeliever, repeated these words not with his lips only. At that instant he knew that all his doubts, even the impossibility of believing with his reason, of which he was aware in himself, did not in the least hinder his turning to God... To whom was he to turn if not to Him in whose hands he felt himself, his soul, and his love?"

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paulfrankspencer
Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy

"The sun had fully risen, though unseen behind the storm-clouds. The moon had lost all of its luster, and was like a white cloud in the sky. Not a single star could be seen. The sedge, silvery with dew before, now shone like gold. The stagnant pools were all like amber. The blue of the grass had changes to yellow-green."

Part VI Chapter XII is an excellent morning scene in the country. Tolstoy lacks nothing in description.

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paulfrankspencer
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"A wife is a care, but it's worse when she's not a wife."

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paulfrankspencer
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"Countess Lidia Ivanovna usually wrote some two or three letters a day to Alexey Alexandrovitch. She enjoyed that form of communication, which gave opportunity for a refinement and air of mystery not afforded by their personal interviews."

19th century texting

batsy I think that's why I love writing. At least one can make an attempt at "a refinement and air of mystery", both of which are wholly absent in my awkward social interactions ? 5mo
paulfrankspencer @batsy I used to feel that way about texting. That it afforded me the chance to slow down and say something witty or smart or nuanced. Now I probably prefer face-to-face communication because of the non-verbals and the speed at which one can clarify themselves, which is wholly lacking from social media, unfortunately. 5mo
batsy You're so right. Now that we live text-saturated lives I've come to see the value of face-to-face interaction and being able to gauge a person's body language (no matter how awkward it might be). 5mo
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paulfrankspencer
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"The hotel... was one of those provincial hotels which are constructed on the newest model of modern improvements, with the best intentions of cleanliness, comfort, and even elegance, but owing to the public that patronizes them, are with astounding rapidity transformed into filthy taverns with a pretension of modern improvement that only makes them worse than the old-fashioned, honestly filthy hotels."
???

paulfrankspencer I recently stayed at a brand new Holiday Inn Express. I get it. 5mo
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paulfrankspencer
Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy

"Levin had been married three months. He was happy, but not at all in the way he had expected to be... On entering upon family life he saw at every step... what a man would experience who, after admiring the smooth, happy course of a little boat on a lake, should get himself into that little boat. He saw it was not all sitting still, floating smoothly... that doing it, though very delightful, was very difficult."

This is a classic for a reason.

Severnmeadows Levin - possibly my favourite character in literature? 4mo
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paulfrankspencer
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"Twenty years ago he would have found in that literature traces of conflict... He would have perceived from this conflict that there was something else; but now he comes at once upon a literature in which the old creeds do not even furnish matter for discussion, but it is stated baldly that there is nothing else - evolution, natural selection, struggle for existence - and that's all..."

Ah, the old conservative in me appreciates this rant.

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paulfrankspencer
Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy

I'm glad I attended two Orthodox weddings last year (albeit Greek and Eastern, not Russian). I understood the wedding scene completely!

paulfrankspencer Fascinating to see how traditional ceremonies change so little over time. 5mo
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paulfrankspencer
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"He saw nothing but death or the advance towards death in everything. But his cherished scheme only engrossed him the more. Life had to be got through somehow till death did come. Darkness had fallen upon everything for him; but just because of this darkness he felt that the one guiding clue in the darkness was his work, and he clutched it and clung to it with all his strength."

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CrowCAH
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#WanderingJune #Russians
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wHylQRVN2Qs

A novel by a Russian and set in Russia 🇷🇺
A beautifully rendered story about the pressures of society and how scandal can ruin lives. Lovely movie, too; starring my favorite actress Kiera Knightley!

Centique I just watched Keira in a really sweet movie called Begin Again - if you want a movie recc! I haven‘t seen Anna Karenina yet but I have read it and loved it 😊 5mo
BarbaraBB I loved this book! 5mo
Cinfhen #pagecountphobia maybe I should just watch the film 🎞 🤷🏼‍♀️💜 5mo
CrowCAH @Centique I haven‘t seen that one yet, but a goal of mine is to watch all her movies! 5mo
CrowCAH @Cinfhen yes it is a chunksters for sure! 5mo
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AnneCecilie
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The #Russians I found on my shelves

I‘ve read Anna Karenina and The Master and Margarita.

I started War and Peace years ago and read 1/3 but then the summer vacation ended and I didn‘t have time to read it together with all my curriculum for uni. Maybe time to pick this up again sometime soon.

The other two are still on my #tbr. Someday

#WanderingJune

Cinfhen Those #Russians sure like them #BigBooks 😂😂 5mo
AnneCecilie @Cinfhen I know. If I didn‘t know any better, I would think they were competing 😉 5mo
Cinfhen 😉🙌🏻 5mo
BarbaraBB Great collection! 5mo
charl08 Lovely pile of books. I've got life and fate in that lovely vintage red series - but they're all v tempting. 5mo
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DameWandaKarenina
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“Happy families are all alike; Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”

Kaylamburson Welcome to Litsy!!!! 5mo
Leftcoastzen Welcome to Litsy!📚 5mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🤗🌺 5mo
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rretzler Welcome to Litsy! 📖 5mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 💖📖💖 5mo
Crazeedi Welcome to Litsy !!🎉🎉🎉 5mo
JohannaRose Welcome to litsy! I hope you love it here as much as I do 😊 5mo
DameWandaKarenina @JohannaRose thank you 😊 5mo
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BooknerdsLife
Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy
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#30JuneBooks : #PrettyBooks
For me, every book is beautiful and this is one of them, beautiful both inside and out 😍 Read it last year (wish I read it earlier) & it has such an impact on me! Tolstoy‘s writing about Life, Love, Death & Politics are insightful & beautiful, so relatable despite it was written hundred years ago. And this #VintageClassics is so gorgeous!
#ClassicsRead #Bibliophile #Classics #booknerd

BooknerdsLife Please ignore the watermark, the photo is taken from my Instagram account. I‘ll follow back if you are on IG too 🤗 5mo
Freespirit Loved this book😍 5mo
erzascarletbookgasm I loved this book, too and what a pretty photo. 5mo
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BooknerdsLife @Freespirit Yes 🙌🏼 So happy I‘ve finally read it and not get intimidated by its size! Love it so much I can‘t recommend it enough! 5mo
BooknerdsLife @erzascarletbookgasm 🤗💖 Yay! Love it so much! Did you watch or like the movie adaptation? & Thank you so much for your kind words 💕🙏🏼 5mo
Caroline2 I loved this book! 💖 5mo
ladym30 Lovely photo! 5mo
BooknerdsLife @ladym30 Thank you 😘😘💕 5mo
BooknerdsLife @Caroline2 One of the masterpiece 🙌🏼📚💕 5mo
Simona If you have time in your reading life, and if you read nonfiction - his nonfiction works are almost more interesting than his fiction books. Great look in his thought process, his spiritual journey, politics, society, religion ... 5mo
BooknerdsLife @Simona Thank you for the suggestion 🙏🏼☺️💕 TBH I don‘t normally read non fiction but I‘m really interested in his works and might do some research and try to look into his non fiction works in between my never ending TBR 😅 5mo
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This book is truly magnificent. I don‘t say this about many romance novels, but this makes my top 5. My only complaint is that we didn‘t get more of Kitty and Levin 😂💕

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paulfrankspencer
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"No, you're a lucky man! You've got everything you like..."
"Perhaps because I rejoice in what I have, and don't fret for what I haven't..."

I think this is probably a meme or a bumper sticker somewhere. Or something like it, at least.

Ericalambbrown Definitely one of those inspirational memes or classroom posters with generically peaceful nature photography. 5mo
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paulfrankspencer
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"He resolved from that day he would give up hoping for any extraordinary happiness, such as marriage must have given him, and consequently he would not disdain what he really had. Secondly, he would never again let himself give way to low passion, the memory of which had so tortured him when he had been making up his mind to make an offer [of marriage]."

Ugh, I feel that in the lower moments.

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Jakaranda
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It came and what a beautiful cover! My bookclub pick for Sept.😉

LeahBergen Pretty! 6mo
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deborahheishman
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CrowCAH Welcome to the Litsy family!!! 📚 6mo
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HeatherBookNerd
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Compiled a list of novels about marriages on the rocks. Makes for some juicy reading. Check it out!

https://bookriot.com/2019/05/16/books-about-complicated-marriages/

@bookriot #amwriting #amreading #recommendedreading #mustreadbooks

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EmilieGR
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I couldn‘t put it down- poor Anna!

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BooknerdsLife
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OK, I promise, Last post!
Going to end my weekend by watching this #Classics. I've always wanted to watch this movie because of the cast & I've finally finished reading this book last year! So can't wait to see how this adaptation is! Have anyone watched this? Do you prefer the book or movie?
I love this book so much but some of the farming parts are bit too long😑🙈 Hope this movie does it justice.
#BookToMovie #MayMadness #bibliophile #booknerd

Beatlefan129 This movie adaptation was kind of unusual, like watching a film of a play. But I remember the costumes were beautiful 6mo
BooknerdsLife @Beatlefan129 Oh! I didn‘t know! That‘s interesting 😃 I remember loving their costumes from the trailer too ☺️ 6mo
Erofan I like the book more, but Keira Knightley is good in the movie! 6mo
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Jee_HookedOnBookz Wow you've got so many versions of the same book! 😍😍 6mo
GivenLemons I actually really liked the staging of the film, and the costumes were beautiful! Inspired me to read the book, even though my friends didn‘t like it 6mo
BooknerdsLife @Jee_HookedOnBookz Hahaaa yes...😅 cause I‘m such a terrible books hoarder 🤣**whisper** I might or might not have 2 more copies that‘s not pictured here 😅🙈🙈📚📚📚🙌🏼 6mo
BooknerdsLife @GivenLemons I finished the movie over the weekend and I totally agree with you! The setting of the whole movie is so gorgeous and I love how it‘s staged like a theatre production! Such a brilliant way to showcase this classics and I LOVE the cast! Especially for Kitty & Levin! Oh I highly recommend the book! It‘s written so beautifully! What a brilliant writer! When you said your friends didn‘t like it, did you mean the movie? Or the book? 6mo
BooknerdsLife @Beatlefan129 Oh I finished it last weekend and I love how they staged the whole movie! So clever and beautiful 😍😍 And I love the cast especially for Kitty & Levin! ...even tho I still think book is better 😆🤗 6mo
BooknerdsLife @Erofan I really love the way they executed the movie! It‘s done so brilliantly and beautiful! And Yes! I agree! The book is so much better! 🙌🏼📚💖 I love the cast for Levin & Kitty the Best 😍😍 probably cause they are my favourite characters 😅 6mo
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This came across my library rss dash today. I love Worldcat. I have read 27 of these. Which is not bad considering I'm French Canadian. It's pretty much anglo-american centric.

Anna Karenina is the one I'm reading from this list on and off these days.

#library100novels
https://www.oclc.org/en/worldcat/library100.html

kspenmoll I have read 37 but many were during my school years. You are right; definitely Amer/Eng (edited) 6mo
Lcsmcat I‘ve read 82. I‘m totally a back-list reader. 6mo
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Anna Karenina is one of the more annoying and shallow characters I‘ve come across. I can understand a desperate woman making bad decisions but that continuous appeal to feel sorry for her. Even if I tried I couldn‘t. She has all the characteristics one would dislike in a person.

#shallow #AMonthofSongs

JanuarieTimewalker13 I‘ve owned this copy for way over 10 years, never picked it up. I wonder if I ever will. 6mo
OriginalCyn620 I haven‘t tackled this one yet! I‘ve heard Anna is kinda the worst! 6mo
tammysue @JanuarieTimewalker13 @OriginalCyn620 I read it over 15 years ago I remember it taking me over a week to read. I didn‘t care for Anna if not for the Constantine plot I prob would of bailed. 6mo
Lady_Tigana_20 I read Anna K for a great books class in high school. Only book I outright hated from that class. 6mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 @OriginalCyn620 ok, now I‘m curious...I have no@idea what a Constantine plot is!! 6mo
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suvata
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I‘m not trying to get political, but all this talk of Russia has made me want to read some Russian literature – some classic, some modern. The picture shows what I have read so far. Any suggestions for my TBR list?

Emilymdxn I loved this modern novel about russia! 7mo
suvata @Emilymdxn Sounds good. Added to my TBR. Thanks. 7mo
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j9brown Vita Nostra if a weirdly philosophical dark magic school interests you, it was pretty excellent if you're into fantasy! 7mo
suvata @MellieAntoinette @j9brown Thank you for the suggestions. They all sound pretty good. 7mo
LauraJ I love Russian lit. For a start, I‘d suggest 7mo
LauraJ @Emilymdxn Second this rec. 7mo
suvata @LauraJ I actually think I have that one but haven‘t read it yet. Thanks for reminding me. 7mo
hilded Just started this one, so not sure if I can recommend it yet. But it‘s refreshingly short being a Russian classic at least: 7mo
suvata @hilded I will have to check it out. Thanks. 7mo
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Anna Karenina | Lev Tolstoj
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Day 1 of #SpringIntoReading : #FooledYou
Don't be fooled by the genre of this book or its size. It's actually very readable despite the fact that it's a Classics ...and very enjoyable with lots of characters, some you love & adore (& they might NOT be the one on the title😬) and some you hate 😩
Thank you once again to
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88
for all these fun book challenges 🙌💗
#classicsread #booknerd #bibliophile

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful photo 💗💗 7mo
BooknerdsLife @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you!!! 😘😘💜💜💜 7mo
vkois88 Thank YOU for participating ❤ 7mo
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Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy
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Anna Karenina | Leo Tolstoy
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🌸💗🌸💗 8mo
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