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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.00
Includes a new forward by the screenwriter Mary Bing In Anton Chekhov?s The Duel the escalating animosity between two men with opposed philosophies of life is played out against the backdrop of a seedy resort on the Black Sea coast. Laevsky is a dissipated romantic given to gambling and flirtation; he has run off with another man?s wife, the... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
Written in Chekhov's signature style, these letters ascertain his undisputable status as master of the written word. Besides dealing with personal matters, they also offer an interesting commentary on his various works as well as the political and social scenario of that age. Chekhov's characteristic blend of vivid narration and wit makes them... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 1.99
Told in two parts, Anton Chekhov?s "At Christmas Time" begins with an illiterate woman hiring a local man to write a letter wishing her daughter?from who she has heard nothing since her wedding and departure four years earlier?a merry Christmas. In the second part, the letter arrives for the daughter, whose life is not what she imagined it would be.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 2.80
"Oh, good God," he kept saying with great relish. "Good God..." 'Gooseberries' is accompanied here by 'The Kiss' and 'The Two Volodyas' - three exquisite depictions of love and loss in nineteenth-century Russia by Chekhov, the great master of the short story form. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99
Classic of world drama concerns passing of semifeudal order in turn-of-the-century Russia, symbolized in the sale of the cherry orchard owned by Madame Ranevskaya. Showcases Chekhov's rich sensitivities as an observer of human nature. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 3.50
In this tragic masterpiece portraying the inner anguish of a tormented artist who burns with unrequited love, the Russian playwright uses the death of a sea gull to symbolize the ruined hopes and dreams of his characters. Universally acclaimed as a prototype of 20th-century drama, the play pioneered a new form of impressionistic realism. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 2.50
Set on an estate in 19th-century Russia, this structurally and psychologically compact drama explores the complex interrelationships between a retired professor, his second wife, and the daughter and brother-in-law from his first marriage. more...