Leonard J. Kent
Anna Karenina is the tragic story of a married aristocrat/socialite and her affair with the affluent Count Vronsky. The story starts when she arrives in the midst of a family broken up by her brother's unbridled womanizing -- something that prefigures her own later situation, though she would experience less tolerance by others. A bachelor, Vronsky is eager to marry her if she will agree to leave her husband Karenin, a senior government official,...
Modern Library giants ; G73
Eighteen tales and three plays, with a critical biographical introduction by leonard J. Kent. The Constance Garnett translation revised throughout by the editor.