Anna Karenina Part 8, Chapter 14 Summary

Leo Tolstoy

Part 8, Chapter 14 Summary

Levin observes his carriage and sees his coachman stop to talk to a herdsman before moving on toward the barn. He is so “buried in his thoughts,” however, that he does not even wonder why the coachman has come for him until the man shouts that Kitty wants him to come home. He also learns his brother and another gentleman have arrived.

Levin drives home, but it as if he is waking from a long sleep and he has trouble collecting his thoughts. Soon he realizes that Kitty must be uneasy at his long absence, and remembers that Sergey Ivanovitch had promised to come; he wonders who the other visitor could be. All three of them seem different to him now, just as his relationships with everyone will be different now. There...

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