Anna Karenina

Cover ImageAnna Karenina is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. The novel’s first complete appearance in book form was in 1878.

Arthur Linfoot started to read it on Good Friday 1914. He evidently found it hard going, or was diverted by other matters, as he did not finish reading it until 12 December 1914.