50% done with Anna Karenin

The scene where Levin and Kitty write to each other in code is so wonderful. There is such a childish innocence to their love in that game but also they way Tolstoy handles how to speak that which is difficult to express.

Then the next day as he stays up all night, catches sight of the people on the street, the loaves of bread … and then her! My god, so beautiful.