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The essential tales of Chekhov

Author: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Richard Ford; Constance Garnett
Publisher: Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this extraordinary collection of twenty tales, Richard Ford, a master short story writer in his own right, has selected his personal favorites from among more than two hundred of Chekhov's tales and short novels. These stories, ordered chronologically from 1886 to 1899, are drawn from Chekhov's most fruitful years as a short story writer. The translation is by Constance Garnett, who brought Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky,
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Translations
Named Person: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Richard Ford; Constance Garnett
ISBN: 0880016078 9780880016070
OCLC Number: 39217783
Description: xix, 337 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A blunder --
A misfortune --
A trifle from life --
Difficult people --
Hush! --
Champagne --
Enemies --
The kiss --
Kashtanka --
The grasshopper --
Neighbours --
Ward No. 6 --
An anonymous story --
Peasants --
Gooseberries --
About love --
The darling --
The new villa --
On official duty --
The lady with the dog.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Richard Ford ; translated by Constance Garnett.
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"In this extraordinary collection of twenty tales, Richard Ford, a master short story writer in his own right, has selected his personal favorites from among more than two hundred of Chekhov's tales and short novels. These stories, ordered chronologically from 1886 to 1899, are drawn from Chekhov's most fruitful years as a short story writer. The translation is by Constance Garnett, who brought Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Turgenev to the English-speaking world."--Jacket.

An anthology by a 19th century Russian master, comprising twenty tales. They range from The Lady with the Dog, an illicit love affair between two married people, to A Blunder, in which parents eavesdrop as a suitor proposes to their daughter.

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