The Kiss and Other Stories

Author(s): Anton Chekhov

Classics

Unique volume containing six of Chekhov's most celebrated stories.

While at a party organized by the lieutenant of his regiment, the shy and awkward Ryabovitch is suddenly kissed by an unknown woman in a dark room. This unexpected and electrifying encounter marks a turning point in his life and a shift in his personality, arousing his passions and setting him on a desperate quest to discover the identity of the mysterious lady.

One of Chekhov's most admired stories, 'The Kiss' is joined in this volume by five equally celebrated tales in a brand-new translation by Hugh Aplin: 'The Lady with the Little Dog', 'Ward Number Six', 'The Black Monk', 'The House with the Mezzanine' and 'The Peasants' -- making this an indispensable collection for those wanting to discover Chekhov at his creative best.

THIS VOLUME INCLUDES:
The Lady with the Little Dog
The Kiss
Ward Number Six
The Black Monk
The House with the Mezzanine
The Peasants


Product Information

Anton Chekhov is one of the giants of modern literature, exerting a strong influence - both as a prose writer and as a playwright - on many present-day novelists and dramatists.

THIS VOLUME INCLUDES: The Lady with the Little Dog The Kiss Ward Number Six The Black Monk The House with the Mezzanine The Peasants

General Fields

  • : 9781847494191
  • : Alma Books Limited
  • : Alma Classics
  • : June 2015
  • : 19.70 cmmm X 12.70 cmmm X 2.20 cmmm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Anton Chekhov
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 891.733
  • : 256