A different kind of Tolstoy

Last month, we pondered potential new titles from Quirk Books, the creator of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, etc. (I liked Romeo & Juliet & Mummies and Shakespeare and Skeletons.)

Well, now we know the answer. In June, Quirk will release Android Karenina, which the publisher promises to be an enhanced edition of the classic love story set in a dystopian world of robots, cyborgs, and interstellar space travel.” Hmm.

If you prefer a more, ahem, classic version of Tolstoy, don’t miss Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s new translation of War and Peace. (Especially readers whose 2010 goal is to read more classics!)

Which will it be for you. . . Android Karenina or War and Peace?

2 Responses to A different kind of Tolstoy

  1. Oh dear….why why why????

    I loved Anna Karenina, and I don’t think her being an adroid would be for the best. She was an incredibly annoying character, but turning her into a robot takes all the drama out of it!

  2. Lezlie says:

    “Zombies” and “Sea Monsters” were fun but enough for me. I wish them well with “Android”, but I’ll be passing on that one. I rather re-read War & Peace, which is one of my all time favs!


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