Anton Chekhov Collection

Genre: Fiction

Anton Chekhov CollectionThe Lament, The Bet

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Walter Zimmerman

The Lament: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian short-story writer and playwright. He is considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature and 'The Lament' is one of the most memorable of his stories. The Bet: 'The Bet' is one of Chekhov's most anthologized stories. A rich banker makes a bet with a poor artist that he cannot voluntarily stay imprisoned for a long period of time. The result of the bet is quite different than either man could have supposed.

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Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860 in Taganrog, Russia. He graduated from the University of Moscow in 1884. Chekhov died of tuberculosis in Germany on July 14, 1904, shortly after his marriage to actress Olga Knipper, and was buried in Moscow.
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