It was eight o’clock in the morning—­the
time when the officers, the local officials, and the
visitors usually took their morning dip in the sea
after the hot, stifling nigh...
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, ...