In The Ravine And Other Stories

byAnton ChekhovTranslated byConstance GarnettIntroduction byPaul Bailey

October 22, 2019|
In The Ravine And Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
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A new selection of stories which highlights the breadth of Chekhov''s talent for short story writing, selected and introduced by novelist Paul Bailey. Anton Chekhov was one of the world''s most accomplished short-story writers and this new collection displays the breadth and variety of his genius. Chekhov had an incomparable ability to write about the seemingly every day with insight, humour and compassion. His characters are brilliantly drawn, from the church warden who''s convinced his wife''s a witch because strangers arrive on the doorstep whenever there''s a storm, to the wronged wife who confronts her husband''s chorus-girl lover, to the melancholy school teacher who imagines how her life might have been. Part of the Macmillan Collector''s Library, a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold-foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover.
Anton Chekhov was born in 1860 in Southern Russia and moved to Moscow to study medicine. Whilst at university he sold short stories and sketches to magazines to raise money to support his family. His success and acclaim grew as both a writer of fiction and of plays whilst he continued to practice medicine. Ill health forced him to move...
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Title:In The Ravine And Other StoriesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:336 pages, 4.01 X 6.52 X 0.74 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 4.01 X 6.52 X 0.74 inPublished:October 22, 2019Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1509899804

ISBN - 13:9781509899807

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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