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Author: Anton Chekhov Narrator: Max Bollinger Publisher: Interactive Media World Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2016 ISBN: 9781911144939
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Family dynamic, psychological insight into relationships, and romance are the central themes in this collection of Chekhov stories. These stories, full of insight into the lives of seemingly ordinary people, offer a rare opportunity to experience defining moments of lives.

Unhappy in his marriage, a Moscow banker, Dmitri Gurov, is vacationing in Yalta, Crimea, where he sees a young lady walking along the seafront with her small dog. They are soon engaged in an affair.

In another story we meet a successful literary critic and his sister, who are trying to keep their crumbling relationship going and a country family hoping to reestablish contact with their long-lost daughter.

This volume includes: “Excellent People,” “At Christmas Time,” and “The Lady with the Dog.”

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About the Author

Anton Chekhov (1860–1904), the author of hundreds of short stories and several plays, is regarded by many as both the greatest Russian storyteller and the father of modern drama. He described the Russian life of his time using a deceptively simple technique devoid of obtrusive literary devices, thereby becoming the prominent representative of the late nineteenth-century Russian realist school. His early stream-of-consciousness style strongly influenced the literary world, including writers such as James Joyce.

About the Narrator

Max Bollinger was born in Russia, grew up in Ukraine, and moved to England in 1993. He currently resides in London.