THE CHORUS GIRL
One day when she was younger and better-looking,
and when her voice was stronger, Nikolay Petrovitch
Kolpakov, her adorer, was sitting in the outer room
in her summer villa. It w...
The Russian author Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904) is among the major short-story writers and dramatists of modern times.During the last half of the 19th century the old order in Russia was crumbl...
Anton Chekhov is today one of the most widely known authors of nineteenth-century Russian literature. Appreciated not only in Russia and the West but also in Asia, he was a master of the short story, ...