Anna Karenina, Book 5
- United States
More informationAnna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the
sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage to follow her heart and must endure the hypocrisies of society. (Summary by Mary Anderson)
In Book 5 we see the new life begun by Levin and Kitty contrasted with that of Anna and Vronsky. The seeds of Anna's and Vronsky's discontent are sown.