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Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina


by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina Part 3, Chapter 18 Summary

  • The women guests to Princess Betsy's house are beautiful, striking, and have fabulously extravagant clothes.
  • Anna finds Liza Merkolov more attractive than Baroness Sappho.
  • Liza asks Anna her secret to never being bored.
  • Old Stremov makes a point of being particularly flattering and cordial to Anna.
  • Anna is pleased by this company—it's fun and easy, whereas what awaits her in Countess Vrede's garden is hard and difficult.
  • Nevertheless, Anna expresses her regrets and leaves for her rendezvous with Vronsky.

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