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By Leo Tolstoy

ISBN-10: 0486114422

ISBN-13: 9780486114422

Tolstoy's tumultuous story of ardour and self-discovery marks a turning aspect within the author's profession. His compelling, emotional saga recounts the results of nonconformist habit — a society woman's adulterous affair and a landowner's unconventional quest for a significant lifestyles — opposed to a backdrop of overdue 19th-century Russia.

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He has, in fact, deceived himself repeatedly. The meeting with Sir Luke Strett in Venice, for example, shows Densher at his self-righteous worst. Sir Luke tells him that Milly would like to see him, and Densher grandly imagines that Sir Luke thinks highly of him and sees him as someone seeking only to comfort Milly. This manifest self-deception makes us wonder about Densher舗s state of mind. Densher presents Kate with a choice between having Milly舗s money without him or him without the money. But she cannot have both.

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