El Contrabajo Y Otros Cuentos Humoristicos

"El contrabajo", "Los banos publicos", "La dama del perrito", "Borrachera continua", "El vengador", "El marido", "La suerte femenina".Anton Chejov, hijo de un tendero fracasado y...

Cuentos rusos (Russian Stories)

Chekhov ("Excessive Caution" and "Beggar), and Turguenev (The Rural Doctor) are among the most famous Russian writrs. Three stories: the first one wil make you laugh; the second,...

The Witch

Saveliy is highly suspicious that his wife, Raisa is a witch. She is constantly luring people into their poverty-ridden house, under the pretence of shelter from a storm, in order...

The Duel

A modern-day Hamlet, Laevsky enjoys blaming his issues on the corrupting influence of his time and civilization. Van Koren, on the other hand, believes strongly in the survival of...

The Little Trilogy Three Love Stories

Anton Chekhov is universally regarded as an all-time master of the short story form. Nowhere is this better displayed than within "The Little Trilogy," three interconnected short...

Joy

If anything happens it’s all known at once, nothing is hidden! It's incredible! You can't imagine! Look! My name has been published! Now all Russia knows of me!' A cautionary...

The Death Of A Government Clerk

Ivan Chervyakov, a petty government official, while in the theatre, sneezes right upon the head of a man sitting in front of him, who happens to be a high-ranking government...

Misery

The cabman Iona's son recently died. He desperately and unsuccessfully tries to have a talk with the people he meets and tell them of how shattered he is. He ends up talking to...

An Inadvertence

Strizhin, who normally leads a sober and regular life, comes home from a christening party where he had permitted himself to drink four glasses of vodka and a glass of wine, the...

The Black Monk

Doctors and kind relations will succeed in stupefying mankind, in making mediocrity pass for genius and in bringing civilisation to ruin.' Kovrin is a gifted man, well educated....

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