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Selected Stories of Anton Chekhov

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ISBN-10: 0553381008

ISBN-13: 9780553381009

Edition: 2000

Authors: Anton Chekhov, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky, Larissa Volokhonsky

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Called the greatest of short story writer, Anton Chekhov changed the genre itself with his spare, impressionistic depictions of Russian life and the human condition. Now, thirty of his best tales from the major periods of his creative life are available in this outstanding one volume edition. Included are Chekhov's characteristically brief, evocative early pieces such as "The Huntsman" from 1885, which brilliantly conveys the complex texture of two lives during a meeting on a summer's day. Four years later, Chekhov produced the tour de force "A Boring Story" (1889), the penetrating and caustic self-analysis of a dying professor of medicine. Dark irony, social commentary, and symbolism mark…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/31/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Wilkie Collins was born in London, England on January 8, 1824. He worked first in business and then law, but eventually turned to literature. During his lifetime, he wrote 30 novels, more than 60 short stories, at least 14 plays, and more than 100 non-fiction pieces. His works include Antonia, The Woman in White, The Moonstone, The Haunted Hotel, and Heart and Science. He was a close friend of Charles Dickens and collaborated with him. He died on September 23, 1889.

Richard Pevear has produced acclaimed translations of Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Gogol, & Bulgakov. The translation of "The Brothers Karamazov" won the 1991 PEN Book of the Month Club translation prize.

Larissa Volohonsky has produced acclaimed translations of Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Gogol, & Bulgakov. The translation of "The Brothers Karamazov" won the 1991 PEN Book of the Month Club translation prize.

Introduction Translator’s
Notes
The Death of a Clerk Small Fry The Huntsman
The Malefactor Panikhida Anyuta Easter Night Vanka Sleepy A Boring Story
Gusev Peasant Women The Fidget In Exile Ward No. 6 The Black Monk
Rothschild’s Fiddle The Student Anna on the Neck
The House with the Mezzanine The Man in a Case Gooseberries
A Medical Case
The Darling On Official Business
The Lady with the Little Dog At Christmastime In the Ravine
The Bishop
The Fianc�e
Notes