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    Short Stories by Anton Chekhov: About Truth, Freedom, Happiness, and Love (Paperback) By (author) Anton Chekhov, Edited by Max Bollinger, Illustrated by Max Bollinger, Translated by Constance Garnett

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    DescriptionA timeless observation of the human condition from one of the best story writers in the history of world literature. Chekhov's characteristic mix of humour and poignancy united by the themes of truth, freedom, happiness and love in the 14 story collection presented in this book.


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    Title
    Short Stories by Anton Chekhov
    Subtitle
    About Truth, Freedom, Happiness, and Love
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anton Chekhov, Edited by Max Bollinger, Illustrated by Max Bollinger, Translated by Constance Garnett
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 130
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 7 mm
    Weight: 180 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781907832031
    ISBN 10: 1907832033
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.2
    BIC E4L: CLA
    BIC subject category V2: FYB, FC, FYT
    BIC E4L: TRA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC027080
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000, FIC027000
    DC23: 891.733
    LC classification: 2012533918
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Max Bollinger
    Imprint name
    Sovereign
    Publication date
    27 June 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860 - 1904), a Russian short story writer, playwright and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short story writers in the history of world literature. His career as a dramatist produced all-time classics The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters and Cherry Orchard. His short stories are held in high esteem by writers, critics and audiences of all generations.
    Review quote
    I can't help but feel, Max Bollinger has picked these stories direct from his soul. His introduction to this book uncovers the essence of how important Chekhov has been to him since a young lad growing up in Russia. Garnett's translation, I think also, adds to the period authenticity of Chekhov's work and may be as close in meaning to stories as we will ever get to in English. Stephen Dunne, Australia The early stories of Anton Chekhov in this volume are obvious early works done by a master storyteller. They are sometimes simple sketches of characters which in a few pages illustrates their humanity, their strengths and weaknesses. All of the stories have been available in audiobook format, but for me reading them for myself is very gratifying. Chekhov has a grasp on the human condition and in the last three stories of the book he shows the promise that would be fulfilled with his famous stories, plays and novels. Joseph Belliveau, Canada Short Stories by Anton Chekhov as translated by Constance Garnett and edited by Max Bollinger provides the text to the fourteen stories on the Audio CD's 1 to 3 of Chekhov's Short Stories as very ably narrated by Max Bollinger. My favourite stories in this collection are The Helpmate and About Truth both of which are very witty. Alan Moreton, UK
    Table of contents
    01 A Tragic Actor; 02 In A Strange Land; 03 Oh! The Public; 04 The Looking Glass; 05 Her Husband; 06 Talent; 07 Anyuta; 08 The Helpmate; 09 Ivan Matveyich; 10 Polinka; 11 Overdoing It; 12 About Truth; 13 About Freedom; 14 About Love;