Ward No. 6 and Other Stories (riverrun editions)
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A young man tries to figure out the best way to live.
A young woman struggles to assert herself within a regrettable marriage.
A doctor attempts to befriend his most interesting patient.
This riverrun edition presents a selection of Chekhov's longer stories - novellas, effectively - in Constance Garnett's timeless translations. These four stories, THE WIFE, THE STEPPE, WARD NO. 6 and MY LIFE, tell of characters attempting to create meaning through work, connection with others and art; they deal with misunderstandings and loss; they celebrate brief joys, sudden passions and unsatisfied longings, all underscored by Chekhov's gentle wit and great humanity.
This unique collection - selected and introduced by the celebrated Janet Malcolm - is unmissable for the enthusiast and a brilliant introduction to one of the nineteenth century's greatest writers.
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: May 2019
Number of pages: 448
Width: 130 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: 28 mm
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
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