The Book of Anna (Paperback)

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By Carmen Boullosa, Samantha Schnee (Translator)
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Description


Saint Petersburg, 1905. Behind the gates of the Karenin Palace, Sergei, son of Anna Karenina, meets Tolstoy in his dreams and finds reminders of his mother everywhere: the vivid portrait that the tsar intends to acquire and the opium-infused manuscripts Anna wrote just before her death, which open a trapdoor to a wild feminist fairy tale. Across the city, Clementine, an anarchist seamstress, and Father Gapon, the charismatic leader of the proletariat, plan protests that embroil the downstairs members of the Karenin household in their plots and tip the country ever closer to revolution. Boullosa tells a polyphonic and subversive tale of the Russian revolution through the lens of Tolstoy's most beloved work.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781566895774
ISBN-10: 1566895774
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication Date: April 14th, 2020
Pages: 200
Language: English