This is the work that made Chekhov, launching his career as a writer and playwright of national and international renown. And it is an elegiac, beautiful story of a bygone era, with compelling characters and incomparable imagery.
Biographer Donald Rayfield said the tale was Chekhov’s “memorial to a wild countryside that was now engulfed… Steppe is literally a masterpiece.”
Retranslated and updated, this new bilingual edition is a super way to improve your Russian.
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