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The essential tales of Chekhov

Author: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Richard Ford; Constance Garnett
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Ecco deluxe edition paperbackView all editions and formats
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In this 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
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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: 9780062393869 0062393863
OCLC Number: 892890292
Notes: "The art of the story"--Cover.
Originally published: Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press, 1998.
Description: xxiii, 467 pages : 1 portrait ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : Why we like Chekhov / by Richard Ford --
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 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.

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