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Janet Malcomm has the unique ability to carry you along on her voyage of discovery with all the bumps, getting lost, and irritations of travel and that marvelous moment when you... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Z. Joy Collas
This was a fine book that came just how it was described. I will not hesitate one moment in the future to buy from this seller. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Thad
This book is not an analysis of Chekov's writing or stories, so much as a leisurely travelogue through the Russian countryside where his stories unfolded. Read morePublished on June 14, 2010 by Frederick B. Hendricks
I will read anything Janet Malcolm writes, but it happens I also love Anton Chekhov. It also happens that I've never been able to put my finger on exactly why; his plays and... Read morePublished on June 11, 2010 by MZ
This is a slim volume (205 pages) for lovers of Chekhov who neither want nor need any in-depth analysis of the stories (which is not to say we get no analysis, just that it's... Read morePublished on September 18, 2009 by T. J. Monika
Sometimes I think that if Janet Malcolm decided to write a meditation about the way lint accumulates under beds, it would be an interesting book. Read morePublished on April 29, 2007 by Roger Lathbury
For any lover of Chekhov this wonderful breeze of a book is a must.
It was all the more poignant for me having, a few years ago, visited the places in the Crimea mentioned... Read more
This is an intelligent study of one reader's relationship to Chekhov. She's especially insightful when reading Chekhov and comparing experience in his stories to the experience of... Read morePublished on January 28, 2005 by Professor Goatboy