Anna Karenina Part 6, Chapter 26 Summary

Leo Tolstoy

Part 6, Chapter 26 Summary

Levin leaves for Moscow in September for Kitty’s confinement. After a month of being there with little to do, his brother Sergey Ivanovitch, who owns property in Kashinsky province, invites him to attend the provincial elections. Levin has other business to conduct along the way, but he does not want to leave Kitty in her condition. He agrees only after Kitty urges him to go and after she purchases him, on her own, the proper nobleman’s uniform.

He spends six days doing his business; it is impossible to get anything accomplished quickly because all the district officials are consumed with preparations for the elections. It is a long, frustrating experience for Levin; however, he has changed since he has been...

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