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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About Love by Anton Chekhov

I understood that when you love you must either, in your reasonings about that love, start from what is highest, from what is more important than ...

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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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Excellent People by Anton Chekhov

One must never judge by appearances! Look at this book: it has long ago been read. It is warped, tattered, and lies in the dust uncared for; but open ...

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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 ...

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Short Stories by Anton Chekhov (Russian Audio Library)

Chekhov's ability to dispense with a striking incident, his minimalist use of carefully selected lexicon, his impressionism, and his freedom from the ...