With the short story, you know it's good when you want to read more of the author's works.
I came to Chekhov because he was a great influence on one of Russia's great 20th century writers, Vasily Grossman.
It's not perfect, but if you can have only one collection of Chekhov stories, this is the one to have.
This star rating reflects frustration with Amazon's layout, not the Chekhov text.
For some reason, Amazon has misleadingly grouped a different digital edition of this... Read more
Great book and great stories! Thanks for such a great book. Product was in good condition too.Published 3 months ago by Twyla J.
Creation of a context that is a "red herring" for a conclusion that elevates the banal to a point that sudden self-discovery becomes a "whack upside the head". Read morePublished 5 months ago by Theodore E. James Jr.
Can a 5-page story bring you to tears? Chekhov’s can. This is a collection of Chekhov’s stories that span from his very first efforts to his latest sketches, from ironical and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ksenia Anske