By Leo Tolstoy
Tolstoy's tumultuous story of ardour and self-discovery marks a turning aspect within the author's occupation. His compelling, emotional saga recounts the consequences of nonconformist habit — a society woman's adulterous affair and a landowner's unconventional quest for a significant life — opposed to a backdrop of overdue 19th-century Russia.
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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy