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What happened to Anna K.

a novel

by Irina Reyn

  • 157 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIrina Reyn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3618.E95 W47 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19285154M
ISBN 101416558934, 1416558942
ISBN 109781416558934, 9781416558941
LC Control Number2007039332

  A mesmerizing debut novel that reimagines Tolstoy's classic tragedy, Anna Karenina, for our timeVivacious thirty-seven-year-old Anna K. is comfortably married to Alex, an older, prominent businessman from her tight-knit Russian-Jewish immigrant community in Queens. But a longing for freedom is reignited in this bookish, overly romantic, and imperious .   And Anna K knows the rules by heart. Beautiful, rich and popular, she takes care to maintain her status as the perfect girlfriend, daughter and student. Then a chance encounter at Grand Central station with notorious playboy Alexi 'Count' Vronsky changes everything. Anna knows she needs to avoid Alexi, but sometimes fate has other plans.

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The ending is every bit as tragic and heartfelt as Tolstoy's version, but all the more chilling because it is possible to imagine the real Anna passing you on her final day in New York.

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might notice that her. Exploring struggles of identity, fidelity, and community, What Happened to Anna K. is a remarkable retelling of the Anna Karenina story brought vividly to 3/5(2). “Irina Reyn’s sly wit and perfect-pitch dialogue make this modern-day retelling of Anna Karenina a delight to read.

Reyn is a cunning writer who knows her subject —Russian-Jewish immigrants in New York City—inside out, and casts a skeptical glance at their habits, aspirations, and thwarted destinies.

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The narrative centres on the adulterous affair between Anna, wife of Aleksey Karenin, and Count Vronsky, a young bachelor.

Karenin’s discovery of the liaison. Anna Karenina (Russian: «Анна Каренина», IPA: [ˈanːə kɐˈrʲenʲɪnə]) is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in book form in Many writers consider Anna Karenina the greatest work of literature ever and Tolstoy himself called it his first true novel.

It was initially released in serial installments from to in the periodical The Russian. Irina Reyn is a writer, teacher, book critic and author of The Imperial Wife and What Happened to Anna K.Free 2-day shipping.

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