2. Stories and anthologies


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  • "An Enigmatic Nature" and other stories by Anton Chekhov

    by Anton Chekhov

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    1. An Enigmatic Nature (1883) A very pretty young lady in a first-class railway car is baring her soul to a budding author who is all too anxious to proffer his psychological expertise on problems of the heart, but the explanation by the lovely lady of her current romantic (...)

  • "The Black Monk" and other stories by Anton Chekhov

    by Anton Chekhov

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    1. CHORISTERS (1884) The sacristan of a village church has been intensely rehearsing a complex choral with the school’s choir in preparation for the forthcoming visit of a Petersburg dignitary, in spite of the vocal inadequacies of the singers and the hostility of the church (...)

  • "Anyuta" and other Chekhov stories

    by Anton Chekhov

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    1. A DEAD BODY (1885) A corpse wrapped in linen is lying under a tree in the middle of a misty August night, dutifully watched over by two peasants who are keeping a fire alive. They listen to the sounds of the forest and talk to fight off their feelings of eeriness when a (...)

  • "The Huntsman" and other Chekhov stories

    by Anton Chekhov

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    1. THE HUNTSMAN (1885) Yegor is hunting with his dog when he hears his name called by Pelagea, the young woman he had married twelve years previously and who is still hopelessly in love with him. (1,700 words)
    2. SORROW (1885) The introverted monologue of a peasant who is (...)

  • "Ward No. 6" and other stories by Anton Chekhov

    by Anton Chekhov

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    1. OLD AGE (1886) The architect Uzelkov returns on mission to the town that he had left twenty years before after his divorce there, and is invited to dinner by the wily lawyer who had handled his divorce and who reveals to him during the dinner what really went on with his (...)