Forty Stories by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
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Forty Stories
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Forty Stories

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Forty Stories by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

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If any writer can be said to have invented the modern short story, it is Anton Chekhov. It is not just that Chekhov democratized this art form; more than that, he changed the thrust of short fiction from relating to revealing. And what marvelous and unbearable things are revealed in these Forty Stories. The abashed happiness of a woman in the presence of the husband who abandoned her years before. The obsequious terror of the official who accidentally sneezes on a general. The poignant astonishment of an aging Don Juan overtaken by love. Spanning the entirety of Chekhov's career and including such masterpieces as "Surgery," "The Huntsman," "Anyuta," "Sleepyhead," "The Lady With the Pet Dog," and "The Bishop," this collection manages to be amusing, dazzling, and supremely moving often within a single page."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679733751
ISBN-10: 0679733752
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 127mm x 20mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 6-Mar-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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Cherry Orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov Cherry Orchard, Paperback (February 2015)

A major new interpretation of Anton Chekhov s masterpiece."

Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov Uncle Vanya, Paperback / softback (August 2013)

A refreshingly intimate and modern spin on a Chekhov classic.

Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando, Paperback / softback (June 2013)

Adaptations of two classic works through the unique lens of playwright Sarah Ruhl.

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