Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history.
* Story contains bad language
A frank extract from the notebook of an eminent - but aging - Russian professor.
The story of Olga, a woman who must always be in love with someone.
Dr Ragin is honest and intelligent but lacks the strength of character to see to it that life around him is honest and intelligent - which h
A late night encounter between an intelligent but lazy village dropout and the peasant wife of a signalman.
A woman marries a meek, scientifically minded doctor but can't help comparing him to her much-admired artistic friends.
During a dinner conversation concerning the relative cruelty of capital punishment and life imprisonment, a banker and a lawyer make a bet.
A man falls in love with the sister of a ruined landowner, a predatory woman turned cold by a lust for money and status.
Sophia, a beautiful married woman, and her neighbour Ilyin meet 'by accident' - he wants to declare his love for her, she to tell him to sto
Grief has a sobering effect on a drunkard craftsman as he takes his sick wife to hospital during a blizzard.
A bored middle-aged adulterer picks up a young married woman little expecting the great love that will develop.