Oh! The Public

Tickets please... A phrase familiar to every train passenger. And every now and then there's one without a ticket with a good excuse ready. When Podtyagin, a seasoned ticket...

The Peasant Proprietor Ovsyanikov

Ovsyanikov reminded me of the Russian boyars of the times before Peter the Great.... The national holiday dress would have suited him well. He was one of the last men left of the...

Polinka

Polinka, a thin fair little person whose mother is the head of a dressmaking establishment, is standing in the middle of the shop looking about for some one. Nikolay Timofeitch, a...

Overdoing It

Smirnov is scared of being robbed. To compensate and deter the cabman from attacking him, he blusters on in a comical way about his fighting abilities, the three revolvers he...

A Tragic Actor

Young impressionable Masha sees a tragic actor Fenogenov during his benefit night and falls madly in love with him. Masha decides to run away with the actor and marry him despite...

Talent

Yegor could not imagine his future works but he could see distinctly how the papers would talk of him, how the shops would sell his photographs, with what envy his friends would...

Anton Chekhov About Love

Where does love come from? How far questions of personal happiness are of consequence in love? This audio book collection of stories by Anton Chekhov is united by the theme of...

The 5 Human Types: Types That Should And Should Not Marry Each Other

Every individual owes it to himself to find the right work and the right mate, because these are fundamental needs of every human being. Lacking them, life is a failure;...

The Hunting Sketches: My Neighbour Radilov And Other Stories

The first major writing by Turgenev that gained him recognition. The stories in this collection were written based on Turgenev’s own observations while hunting at his mothers’...

The 5 Human Types: The Thriller, Why Some Have Ambition And Others Lack It

The Thriller is described to be the most attractive, handsome and charming of all human types. A distinctive dresser, quick thinker, highly ambitious and adaptable. The stage,...

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