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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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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, ...

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The Duel by Anton Chekhov

Gambling, alcohol and flirtations consummated in a beautiful countryside hold obvious attractions for Laevsky. Laevsky and his lover Nadyezhda ...

The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov

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The Duel by Anton Chekhov

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Ariadne and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov, ISBN: 9781909175600

Short Stories by Anton Chekhov: Ariadne and Other Stories

In Ariadne, we meet Ivan Shamokhin on a steamer bound for Sebastopol. Ivan tells the story of his helpless love for Ariadne, a beautiful but cold ...