Ward Number Six and Other Stories

Ward Number Six and Other Stories

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Writing towards the close of the nineteenth century, Chekhov - himself a country doctor - recorded in his fiction the symptoms of a diseased society. The seven stories collected here are a bleakly savage indictment of a society paralysed by spiritual malaise, and morbidly conscious of evils which can neither be killed nor cured. This volume also contains an Introduction by Ronald Hingley.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 14mm | 181.44g
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192837338
  • 9780192837332
  • 1,774,744

Table of contents

The Butterfly; Ward Number Six; Ariadne; A Dreary Story; Neighbours; An Anonymous Story; Doctor Startsev
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