Ward Six and Other Stories

Ward 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 112 x 182 x 14mm | 117.93g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Russian
  • 0192821741
  • 9780192821744

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