The Duel

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) is a Russian writer universally regarded as an all-time master. According to Mikhail Chekhov, while working upon "The Duel," Chekhov periodically met...

B. J. Harrison Reads The Lady With The Dog

Dmitri Gurov is a nearly forty-year-old man, who is married and has three children. He is unhappy with his marriage and regrets this big mistake every single day. While on a...

B. J. Harrison Reads The Darling

After Olenka Plemyannikova’s father dies, she marries Ivan Kukin – the owner of the local theater. She soon takes over some of his paperwork-related roles and becomes more...

The Sinner From Toledo (moonlit Tales Of The Macabre - Small Bites Book 6)

In the time of paranoia and religious fanaticism, one young woman's life falls into the hands of two very misguided men.

Short Stories By Anton Chekhov: The Bet And Other Stories

This volume of Chekhov stories offers a unique selection each touching upon fundamentally important subjects such as the purpose and value of life, what it takes to be human,...

Ladies

The importance of women and their influence can never be underestimated. This story vividly shows how in 19th century Russia women pull strings behind scenes to influence even the...

The Man In A Case

Surely that needs no explanation… If the teacher rides a bicycle, what can you expect the pupils to do? You will have them walking on their heads next!

Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya is different from Chekhov's other major plays as it is essentially an extensive reworking of his own other play published a decade earlier, The Wood Demon. By...

The Bet

Would you go into voluntary solitary confinement for 15 years in order to get rich? And more importantly what would happen to you in the end? Our protagonist, the banker agrees to...

The Horse-stealers And Other Stories

A hospital assistant, called Yergunov, an empty-headed fellow, known throughout the district as a great braggart and drunkard, was returning one evening in Christmas week from the...

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