El Contrabajo Y Otros Cuentos Humoristicos

"El contrabajo", "Los banos publicos", "La dama del perrito", "Borrachera continua", "El vengador", "El marido", "La suerte femenina".Anton Chejov, hijo de un tendero fracasado y...

Cuentos rusos (Russian Stories)

Chekhov ("Excessive Caution" and "Beggar), and Turguenev (The Rural Doctor) are among the most famous Russian writrs. Three stories: the first one wil make you laugh; the second,...

In The Court

Nikolay Kharlamov has been accused of murdering his wife. ‘In the Court’ follows his trial, describing everything in almost molecular detail. Chekhov’s storytelling paints...

The Duel

A modern-day Hamlet, Laevsky enjoys blaming his issues on the corrupting influence of his time and civilization. Van Koren, on the other hand, believes strongly in the survival of...

The Witch

Saveliy is highly suspicious that his wife, Raisa is a witch. She is constantly luring people into their poverty-ridden house, under the pretence of shelter from a storm, in order...

The Little Trilogy Three Love Stories

Anton Chekhov is universally regarded as an all-time master of the short story form. Nowhere is this better displayed than within "The Little Trilogy," three interconnected short...

Misery

The cabman Iona's son recently died. He desperately and unsuccessfully tries to have a talk with the people he meets and tell them of how shattered he is. He ends up talking to...

The Death Of A Government Clerk

Ivan Chervyakov, a petty government official, while in the theatre, sneezes right upon the head of a man sitting in front of him, who happens to be a high-ranking government...

An Inadvertence

Strizhin, who normally leads a sober and regular life, comes home from a christening party where he had permitted himself to drink four glasses of vodka and a glass of wine, the...

In A Strange Land

A native Frenchman no longer tutors the wealthy landlord's children as they've grown up and left the house. The Frenchman is now paid simply to be around, to be properly dressed,...

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