Reading “Anna Karenina”: Part One (Pg. 1-99)
One of my favorite things about summer is taking advantage of the freedom and time to read for pleasure. This summer, I thought it would be fun to tackle a classic that has been on my list for a long time, “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy. Somehow, I managed to convince my mom that she should join me on this adventure and it is so much fun to have a reading buddy to discuss the book with. I also thought that it would be a lot of fun blog about my experience reading this classic novel.
I have to admit that at first I was quite intimidated by this 817 page book and I had prepared myself for a very difficult read. So far, I have been pleasantly surprised. It is very readable and I was immediately drawn in by the characters and plot. I love the relationships between the characters and I am so excited to delve deeper into the story. I will try to post something about the book about every one hundred pages. I am by no means a literary expert, but I love a good a story and I can tell that this is going to be one!
“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way” – Anna Karenina, Page 1