Anna Karenina Part 7, Chapter 11 Summary

Leo Tolstoy

Part 7, Chapter 11 Summary

As he leaves Anna Karenina, Levin is thinking that she is a marvelous, sweet, but unhappy woman. She is clever, but it is not her cleverness which has won him over; it is her depth of feeling. Levin spends his journey home thinking of her.

At home Levin reads two letters. The first is from his bailiff, telling Levin they cannot sell the corn, for the price is much too low right now. The second is from his sister, scolding him for not yet completing her business. He quickly decides they must sell the corn, even at such a low price. This is usually the kind of weighty decision which Levin ponders for a long time, but he decides this immediately and without any painful deliberation. Levin knows his sister is right, but he...

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