Recommendations
for Saint Petersburg

Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy
Next to Effi Briest and Madame Bovary, Anna Karenina is the most famous adulteress of world literature. Happily married to a high-ranking official, the enchanting, clever and gentle Anna falls prey to young officer Count Wronski. A passionate affair that she does not hide from her husband or from society takes its course in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

The Idiot

Fyodor Dostoevsky
After a long stay in a sanatorium, Prince Myshkin makes the acquaintance of the merchant Rogozhin on the way back to St. Petersburg. The purely innocent "idiot" Myshkin has no clue how fateful this encounter should be.

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