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Anton Chekhov

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Anton Chekhov was the author of hundreds of short stories and several plays and is regarded by many as both the greatest Russian storyteller and the father of modern drama.

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Chekhov: The Essential Plays

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Michael Heim


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 12, 2003
Price: $4.99

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Chekhov: The Essential Plays

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Michael Heim


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 19, 2003
Price: $10.00

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The Complete Short Novels

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear


Format: eBook, 600 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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The Complete Short Novels

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 30, 2005
Price: $17.00

Although he is best known for his short stories, Anton Chekhov also wrote five works long enough to be called short novels. Now for the first time all five have been brought together in a single volume, and rendered into brilliantly idiomatic English by the award-winning translators Richard Pevear and Larissa... Read more >
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The Complete Short Novels

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear


Format: Hardcover, 600 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: August 3, 2004
Price: $25.00

Chekhov, widely hailed as the supreme master of the short story, never wrote a full-length novel, but he wrote five works long enough to be called short novels.

“The Steppe” is the most lyrical of the five, an account of a young boy's frightening journey to enroll in a distant school... Read more >
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The Duel

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Constance Garnett
Introduction by Aleksandar Hemon


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 14, 2003
Price: $12.00

First published in 1891, this morality tale pits a scientist, a government worker, his mistress, a deacon, and a physician against one another in a verbal battle of wits and ethics that explodes into a violent contest: the duel. When Laevsky, a lazy youth who works for the government, tires of... Read more >
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The Duel

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Constance Garnett
Introduction by Aleksandar Hemon


Format: eBook, 128 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

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The Duel (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by Anton Chekhov


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $9.99

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The Duel (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $13.00

Includes a new forward by the screenwriter Mary Bing

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... Read more >
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Russian Literature
The Complete Short Novels; The Brothers Karamazov; Crime and Punishment; Dead Souls; Collected Stories; Anna Karenina; The Sportsman's Notebook
Written by Anton Chekhov, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Nikolai Gogol, Alexander Pushkin and Leo Tolstoy


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: December 21, 2010
Price: $168.00

A collection of great and beloved works of Russian literature from classic novels to masterly stories, including translations by award winners Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers.

Titles included:
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Brothers Karamazov by... Read more >

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Forty Stories

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Robert Payne
Introduction by Robert Payne


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 6, 1991
Price: $15.95

Translated and with an Introduction by Robert Payne. Marvelous and unbearable things are revealed in Chekhov's Forty Stories. Spanning the entirety of his career, this collection includes:

A Fragment
Surgery
The Huntsman
Anyuta
Sleepyhead
The Lady With the Pet Dog
The Little Apples
St. Peter's Day
Joy
The Ninny
Death of a Government Clerk
At... Read more >
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Forty Stories

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Robert Payne
Introduction by Robert Payne


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Selected Stories of Anton Chekov

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Introduction by Richard Pevear


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 29, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Selected Stories of Anton Chekhov

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Introduction by Richard Pevear


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 31, 2000
Price: $15.00

With an Introduction by Richard Pevear.

Stories contains the classic works of Anton Chekhov, as well as rarely anthologized pieces-all of which have been expertly translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. The stories selected span the entire length of the famed Russian writer's career and exposes contradictions and rhythms in... Read more >

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Six Great Modern Plays

Written by Anton Chekhov


Format: Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Dell
On Sale: February 15, 1956
Price: $7.99

This collection of favorite contemporary works includes The Glass Menagerie, All My Sons, Three Sisters, The Master Builder, Mrs. Warren's Profession and Red Roses for Me. Read more >
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