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A dreary story

Author: Чехов, Антон Павлович, 1860-1904. ; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Otbebookpublishing, [2015]
Series: Classics to go.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English
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The narrator, Nikolai Stepanych, tells his own story. He begins by explaining that his own name is very popular and respected. He is a famous professor of medicine and a councillor He describes himself as very old and feeble. He is wrinkled and frail. Stepanych describes his failing memory and his growing propensity toward insomnia. He looks at his fat, ungainly wife and tries to find in her the slender beauty he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Translations
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Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Чехов, Антон Павлович, 1860-1904. ; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
ISBN: 3956762487 9783956762482
OCLC Number: 969554270
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Classics to go.
Other Titles: Skuchnai︠a︡ istorii︠a︡.
Responsibility: Anton Chekhov.

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The narrator, Nikolai Stepanych, tells his own story. He begins by explaining that his own name is very popular and respected. He is a famous professor of medicine and a councillor He describes himself as very old and feeble. He is wrinkled and frail. Stepanych describes his failing memory and his growing propensity toward insomnia. He looks at his fat, ungainly wife and tries to find in her the slender beauty he married. She only worries about poverty and bargains. He is embarrassed that his daughter Liza is aware of her parents' money concerns, that they have trouble paying the servants. She volunteers to sell her personal items to raise money, which bothers her father even more.

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