Anna Karenina (Penguin Classics)
|Author:||Leo Tolstoy; John Bayley (Preface by); Richard Pevear (Introduction by, Translator); Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator)|
|Series:||Penguin Classics Ser.|
This translation won the PEN/Book of the Month Club Translation Prize 2001.
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), the Russian prose writer, is chiefly remembered for his novels, War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky have translated Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita for Penguin and have produced acclaimed translations of Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky and Gogol. Their translation of The Brothers Karamazov won the 1991 PEN Book of the Month Club Translation Prize. John Bayley has published many books, including studies of Tolstoy and Pushkin.