Anna Karenina (UK Edition) by Leo Tolstoy

By Leo Tolstoy

Acclaimed by means of many because the world's maximum novel, this can be the tale of a spouse, Anna Karenina, who abandons her empty life because the spouse of a Petersburg govt minister for a passionate courting with a tender officer, count number Vronsky.

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Introduction, Notes, and For Further Reading Copyright ũ 2004 by Robert Tine. Š Note on Mark Twain, The World of Mark Twain and The Prince and the Pauper, Inspired by The Prince and the Pauper, and Comments & Questions Copyright ũ 2004 by Barnes & Noble, Inc. Š All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher.

It may not pay in 舠shekels舡 but it would in vast honor and give your friends vast pleasure. Am I too bold? Pardon me, but I wish I had your opportunity and your Genius (letter, December 1880; Camfield, Gregg, ed. The Oxford Companion to Mark Twain. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003, p. 378). Parker had hit one of Twain舗s tender spots, for Twain, too, had worried that he had a reputation as a humorist, but not as a serious writer. So it was at the urging of both Parker and another Monday Evening Club member, Hartford mayor Henry Robinson, that Twain decided to undertake more serious work on The Prince and the Pauper, even as he wrestled with the difficulties he was encountering in Huck Finn.

Take me to the king my father, and he will make thee rich beyond thy wildest dreams.

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