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MARCH: Anna Karenina (L. Tolstoy)

Hosted by the Consul of the Basel Books and Beyond Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Wed 20 Mar 19:00 - 21:00

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Acclaimed by many as the world's greatest novel, Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general.

In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in literature.

Anna is a sophisticated woman who abandons her empty existence as the wife of Karenin and turns to Count Vronsky to fulfill her passionate nature - with tragic consequences. From its evergreen opening line about happy and unhappy families, Tolstoy’s novel about the romantic and political entanglements of three couples remains remarkably fresh and modern.