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Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

Uncle Vanya Anton Chekhov Characters ALEXANDER SEREBRAKOFF, a retired professor HELENA, his wife, twentyseven years old SONIA, his daughter by a former marriage MME. VOITSKAYA, widow of a privy councilor, and mother of Serebrakoffs first wife IVAN VANYA VOITSKI, her son MICHAEL ASTROFF, a doctor ILIA WAFFLES TELEGIN, an impoverished landowner MARINA, an old nurse A WORKMAN The scene is laid on SEREBRAKOFFS country place Act I A country house on a terrace. In front of it a garden. In an avenue of ...

Keywords: Classic & Pre-20th Century Plays
The Witch and Other Stories

The Witch and Other Stories


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The Witch and Other Stories Anton Chekhov The Witch IT was approaching nightfall. The sexton, Savely Gykin, was lying in his huge bed in the hut adjoining the church. He was not asleep, though it was his habit to go to sleep at the same time as the hens. His coarse red hair peeped from under one end of the greasy patchwork quilt, made up of coloured rags, while his big unwashed feet stuck out from the other. He was listening. His hut adjoined the wall that encircled the church and the solitary ...

Keywords: Short stories
The Wife and other stories

The Wife and other stories


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The Wife and other stories Anton Chekhov The Wife I I RECEIVED the following letter: DEAR SIR, PAVEL ANDREITCH Not far from youthat is to say, in the village of Pestrovovery distressing incidents are taking place, concerning which I feel it my duty to write to you. All the peasants of that village sold their cottages and all their belongings, and set off for the province of Tomsk, but did not succeed in getting there, and have come back. Here, of course, they have nothing now everything belongs ...

Keywords: Short stories
The Seagull

The Seagull


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The Seagull Anton Chekhov Characters IRINA ArKADINA, an actress CONSTANTINE TREPLIEFF, her son PETER SORIN, her brother NINA ZARIETCHNAYA, a young girl, the daughter of a rich landowner ILIA SHAMRAEFF, the manager of SORINS estate PAULINA, his wife MASHA, their daughter BORIS TRIGORIN, an author EUGENE DORN, a doctor SIMON MEDVIEDENKO, a schoolmaster JACOB, a workman A COOK A MAIDSERVANT The scene is laid on SORINS estate. Two years elapse between the third and fourth acts. Act I The scene is ...

Keywords: Classic & Pre-20th Century Plays
The Schoolmistress

The Schoolmistress


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The Schoolmistress And other stories Anton Chekhov The Schoolmistress AT halfpast eight they drove out of the town. The highroad was dry, a lovely April sun was shining warmly, but the snow was still lying in the ditches and in the woods. Winter, dark, long, and spiteful, was hardly over spring had come all of a sudden. But neither the warmth nor the languid transparent woods, warmed by the breath of spring, nor the black flocks of birds flying over the huge puddles that were like lakes, nor the ...

Keywords: Short stories
The Schoolmaster

The Schoolmaster


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The Schoolmaster And Other Stories Anton Chekhov The Schoolmaster FYODOR LUKITCH SYSOEV, the master of the factory school maintained at the expense of the firm of Kulikin, was getting ready for the annual dinner. Every year after the school examination the board of managers gave a dinner at which the inspector of elementary schools, all who had conducted the examinations, and all the managers and foremen of the factory were present. In spite of their official character, these dinners were always ...

Keywords: Classic Fiction Short stories
The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories

The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories Anton Chekhov The Lady With the Dog I IT was said that a new person had appeared on the seafront: a lady with a little dog. Dmitri Dmitritch Gurov, who had by then been a fortnight at Yalta, and so was fairly at home there, had begun to take an interest in new arrivals. Sitting in Verneys pavilion, he saw, walking on the seafront, a fairhaired young lady of medium height, wearing a bret a white Pomeranian dog was running behind her. And afterwards he met ...

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Notebooks of Anton Chekhov

Notebooks of Anton Chekhov


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

Notebooks of Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov Introduction This volume consists of notes, themes, and sketches for works which Anton Chekhov intended to write, and are characteristic of the methods of his artistic production. Among his papers was found a series of sheets in a special cover with the inscription: Themes, thoughts, notes, and fragments. Madame L.O. KnipperChekhov, Chekhovs wife, also possesses his notebook, in which he entered separate themes for his future work, quotations which he ...

Keywords: Diaries Letters & Journals
The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories

The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories Anton Chekhov The House With the Mezzanine A Painters Story I It happened nigh on seven years ago, when I was living in one of the districts of the J. province, on the estate of Bielokurov, a landowner, a young man who used to get up early, dress himself in a long overcoat, drink beer in the evenings, and all the while complain to me that he could nowhere find any one in sympathy with his ideas. He lived in a little house in the orchard, and I lived ...

Keywords: Short stories
The Horse-Stealers and Other Stories

The Horse-Stealers and Other Stories


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The Horse-Stealers and Other Stories Anton Chekhov The Horse-stealers A HOSPITAL assistant, called Yergunov, an emptyheaded fellow, known throughout the district as a great braggart and drunkard, was returning one evening in Christmas week from the hamlet of Ryepino, where he had been to make some purchases for the hospital. That he might get home in good time and not be late, the doctor had lent him his very best horse. At first it had been a still day, but at eight oclock a violent snowstorm ...

Keywords: Short stories
The Duel and Other Stories

The Duel and Other Stories


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The Duel and Other Stories Anton Chekhov The Duel I It was eight oclock in the morningthe time when the officers, the local officials, and the visitors usually took their morning dip in the sea after the hot, stifling night, and then went into the pavilion to drink tea or coffee. Ivan Andreitch Laevsky, a thin, fair young man of twentyeight, wearing the cap of a clerk in the Ministry of Finance and with slippers on his feet, coming down to bathe, found a number of acquaintances on the beach, and ...

Keywords: Short stories
The Darling

The Darling


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The Darling And Other Stories Anton Chekhov The Darling OLENKA, the daughter of the retired collegiate assessor, Plemyanniakov, was sitting in her back porch, lost in thought. It was hot, the flies were persistent and teasing, and it was pleasant to reflect that it would soon be evening. Dark rainclouds were gathering from the east, and bringing from time to time a breath of moisture in the air. Kukin, who was the manager of an openair theatre called the Tivoli, and who lived in the lodge, was ...

Keywords: Classic Fiction Short stories
The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories

The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 2014

The Cooks Wedding and Other Stories Anton Chekhov The Cooks Wedding GRISHA, a fat, solemn little person of seven, was standing by the kitchen door listening and peeping through the keyhole. In the kitchen something extraordinary, and in his opinion never seen before, was taking place. A big, thickset, redhaired peasant, with a beard, and a drop of perspiration on his nose, wearing a cabmans full coat, was sitting at the kitchen table on which they chopped the meat and sliced the onions. He was ...

Keywords: Short stories
101 Mystery Stories

101 Mystery Stories


O Henry
Martin H Greenberg
Lawrence Block
Edward D Hoch
Harry Kemelman
Leslie Charteris
Charles Dickens
Jack London
Isaac Asimov
Donald E Westlake
Henry Slesar
Edward Wellen
Barry N Malzberg
Frank R Stockton
John D MacDonald
Ed McBain
Edgar Allan Poe
Melville Davisson Post
Anna Katharine Green
Erle Stanley Gardner
Cornell Woolrich
William Campbell Gault
Ellery Queen
Bill Pronzini
Marcia Muller
Ron Goulart
Robert Bloch
Julie Smith
Susan Dunlap
Fredric Brown
John Lutz
Alexandre Dumas
Gil Brewer
Evan Hunter
Robert Edmond Alter
Michael Collins
Brian Garfield
James Holding
Craig Rice
Dion Henderson
Jack Ritchie
Fletcher Flora
Joe L Hensley
Arthur Porges
Katherine Mansfield
Guy de Maupassant
Robert J Randisi
George Harmon Coxe
Hal Ellson
Jonathan Craig
Michael Gilbert
Clark Howard
Robert L Fish
Joyce Harrington
Francis M Nevins, Jr
Nedra Tyre
Talmage Powell
Georges Simenon
Percy Spurlark Parker
Anton Chekhov
Hal Dresner
Morris Hershman
R L Stevens
John F Suter
Betty Ren Wright
Dwight V Babcock
Stephen Crane
H A DeRosso
Thomas B Dewey
Jack Foxx
Marilyn Granbeck
Len Gray
Edward Hunsburger
John Jakes
William Jeffrey
Stephen Marlowe
Arthur Moore
Richard A Moore
Helen Nielsen
Frank Sisk
Julian Symons
Jeffrey M Wallmann
Charlene Weir

ISBN: 9780517603611
Year of publication: 1986

101 Mystery Stories Acknowledgments MacDonald THERE HANGS DEATH Copyright 1949 by United Newspaper Magazines Corporation copyright renewed 1977 by John D. MacDonald. Reprinted by permission of the author. Brown Copyright 1940 by Popular Publications, Inc. copyright renewed 1968 by Fredric Brown. Reprinted by permission of International Creative Management. Westlake Copyright 1967 by Donald E. Westlake. First appeared in ELLERY QUEENS MYSTERY MAGAZINE. Reprinted by permission of the author. ...

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Ivanov

Ivanov


Anton Chekhov

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Year of publication: 101

Ivanov Anton Chekhov, Russian dramatist and short-story writer, was born in 1860, the son of a grocer and the grandson of a serf. After graduating in medicine from Moscow University in 1884, he began to make his name in the theatre with the one-act comedies The Bear, The Proposal and The Wedding. His earliest full-length plays, Ivanov 1887 and The Wood Demon 1889, were not successful, and The Seagull, produced in 1896, was a failure until a triumphant revival by the Moscow Art Theatre in 1898. ...

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