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ANTON CHEKHOV (1860-1904) was a doctor, a playwright and a prolific master of the short story (having written over 400 by the time he was 26). His stories are often ironic observations on human nature that seem simple on the surface, yet hide deep veins of human emotion.
Chtenia:Spring 2017 Two old men pass the night sharing tales of buried treasures, wondering at the happiness they might bring. Meanwhile, they are seemingly unaware of the beautiful treasures of nature that
surround them in the here and now. Author: Anton Chekhov Translator:Constance Garnett
Chtenia:Fall 2015 In this, one of Chekhov's last stories, a man nears the end of his life and finds that music is one of the few things that has ever given him comfort. And he uses it to make amends. Author: Anton Chekhov Translator:Marian Fell