Chekhov

ANTON CHEKHOV


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  • "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 (...)

  • “Easter Eve” and other Chekhov stories

    by Anton Chekhov

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    1. OYSTERS (1884) An eight-year-old boy accompanying his unemployed father who has decided to go out to beg for alms notices the strange word “oysters” on a sign inside a restaurant. The story continues in ever-starker tones as the little fellow progressively discovers the (...)

  • "The Lady with The Dog" and other great stories by Anton Chekhov

    by Anton Chekhov

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    1. A TRIVIAL INCIDENT (1886) The narrator recounts how he and his companion, a Prince, had been prevented from hunting in the forest of Madame Kandurin, with whom the prince had formerly been connected. The two go to the lady’s mansion, where the narrator realises the extent (...)