What is Karaite Judaism?

Please explain I saw a book in passing about it and whether it is 'real' Judaism but I didn't stop and pick it up. I'm curious enough to want to know but don't care enough to do my own research into it because I feel like it probably won't apply to me or my life...so if you already know... show more Please explain I saw a book in passing about it and whether it is 'real' Judaism but I didn't stop and pick it up.

I'm curious enough to want to know but don't care enough to do my own research into it because I feel like it probably won't apply to me or my life...so if you already know what it is just let me know please.
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