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In An Hotel by Anton Chekhov

In An Hotel by Anton Chekhov

Madame Nashatyrin is fed up with violent behaviour and foul language emanating from abusive male guest next door. She has two grown up daughters and ...

Ladies by Anton Chekhov

Ladies by Anton Chekhov

The importance of women and their influence can never be underestimated. This story vividly shows how in 19th century Russiana women pull strings ...

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Who Was to Blame? by Anton Chekhov

Obviously he was born a mouse catcher, a worthy son of his bloodthirsty ancestors. Fate had destined him to be the terror of cellars, store-rooms and ...

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Bad Weather by Anton Chekhov

Big raindrops were pattering on the dark windows. It was one of those disgusting summer holiday rains which, when they have begun, last a long ...

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The Chorus Girl by Anton Chekhov

One day when she was younger and better-looking, and when her voice was stronger, Nikolay Petrovitch Kolpakov, her adorer, was sitting in the outer ...

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At Christmas Time (Christmas Books) by Anton Chekhov

Vasilisa had not seen her daughter for four years. Her daughter Yefimya had gone after her wedding to Petersburg, had sent them two letters, and ...

Unfamiliar Tunes: Plays by Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov's iconic plays including some of the unfamiliar short pieces such as The Wedding, and some of the more established classics such as The ...

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Anton Chekhov’s The Duel

Laevsky is a dissipated romantic given to gambling and flirtation. He has run off to the sea with another man's wife and quickly grown tired of her, ...

Virginia Woolf about Anton Chekhov

Virginia Woolf about Anton Chekhov

Virginia Woolf was elaborate and practical in her reviews and admiration of Chekhov's work.  She noted not only Chekhov's subtle style and writing ...