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The Best Stories of Anton Chekhov is an unforgettable journey through the complexities of the human heart. Celebrated as one of the greatest short story writers of all time, Chekhov's masterpieces are given the difinitive treatment by editor John Kulka in this edition.

Among the twelve stories included here are some of Chekhov's most famous and celebrated—"The Lady with the
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Hardcover, 342 pages
Published January 15th 2000 by Barnes & Noble
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Milo
Feb 06, 2011 Milo rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who appreciate the intricacies of the written word
Chekhov was a revolutionary in the way short stories are written and he was one of the first to concentrate on a characters journey and not on his goal. The point of a typical Chekhov story is most often what happens within a given character, and that is conveyed indirectly, by suggestion or by significant detail. Chekhov eschews the traditional build-up of chronological detail, instead emphasizing moments of epiphanies and illumination over a significantly shorter period of time. As such, his b ...more
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This is a wonderful book for both children and adults about 3 trees and their dreams for the future. Although they don't become what they want to be at maturity, something even greater awaits them.
Christen
I really liked "The Lady with the Dog," "An Upheaval," "The Darling," "The Husband," and "Ariadne."
Rick
"Ward No. 6" wins my Most Depressing Short Story of All Time award.
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Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Russian: Антон Павлович Чехов) (Arabic: أنطون تشيخوف) was born in the small seaport of Taganrog, southern Russia, the son of a grocer. Chekhov's grandfather was a serf, who had bought his own freedom and that of his three sons in 1841. He also taught himself to read and write. Yevgenia Morozova, Chekhov's mother, was the daughter of a cloth merchant.

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