Anna Karenina Part 6, Chapter 29 Summary

Leo Tolstoy

Part 6, Chapter 29 Summary

Great excitement is in the room as the leaders of both parties gather their troops like generals preparing for battle. They have reckoned every vote and are getting ready for the fight. Many noblemen are relaxing before the voting, but Levin does not want to eat, smoke, or join his friends, for he sees that Vronsky has joined their group. Levin saw Vronsky yesterday and assiduously avoided him. Now he sits with one lone, toothless old man who also has no interest in the proceedings.

First Levin hears a few gentlemen complaining near him. Next a crowd of country gentlemen hurriedly come near, obviously looking for a place where they can talk in private and spew their grievances. Another group is following a drunken...

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