67% done with Anna Karenin

The games that are played in society, the manners and everything that’s ‘expected’ of the very ‘best people’ – it’s no wonder the rest of Russia, the peasants, were beginning to grumble.

While most Russians were digging away in the dirt, the characters here worry themselves with how to make jam, picking mushrooms, and most important, the luxury of living just for love.

A revolution seemed almost inevitable.