Author(s): Anton Chekhov
Unique volume containing six of Chekhov's most celebrated stories.
While at a party organized by the lieutenant of his regiment, the shy and awkward Ryabovitch is suddenly kissed by an unknown woman in a dark room. This unexpected and electrifying encounter marks a turning point in his life and a shift in his personality, arousing his passions and setting him on a desperate quest to discover the identity of the mysterious lady.
One of Chekhov's most admired stories, 'The Kiss' is joined in this volume by five equally celebrated tales in a brand-new translation by Hugh Aplin: 'The Lady with the Little Dog', 'Ward Number Six', 'The Black Monk', 'The House with the Mezzanine' and 'The Peasants' -- making this an indispensable collection for those wanting to discover Chekhov at his creative best.
THIS VOLUME INCLUDES:
The Lady with the Little Dog
Ward Number Six
The Black Monk
The House with the Mezzanine
Anton Chekhov is one of the giants of modern literature, exerting a strong influence - both as a prose writer and as a playwright - on many present-day novelists and dramatists.
THIS VOLUME INCLUDES: The Lady with the Little Dog The Kiss Ward Number Six The Black Monk The House with the Mezzanine The Peasants