"Life is a vexatious trap; when a thinking man reaches maturity and attains to full consciousness he cannot help feeling that he is in a trap from which there is no escape."Ward No. Six (1892) Anton Chekhov (1860–1904) was a Russian physician, dramaturge and author who is often referred to as one of the seminal figures in the birth of early modernism in the theatre. He made no apologies for the difficulties he posed to the readers, insisting that the role of an artist was to ask questions, not to answer them. This edition includes: Living Chattel Joy Bliss At The Barber's Enigmatic Nature Classical Student Matter of Classics Death of A Government Clerk Daughter of Albion Trousseau Inquiry Fat and Thin Tragic Actor Slanderer Bird Market Choristers Album Minds in Ferment Chameleon In The Graveyard Oysters Swedish Match Safety Match The Marshal's Widow Small Fry In an Hotel Boots Nerves Country Cottage Malingerers Fish Horsey Name Gone Astray Huntsman Malefactor Head of the Family Dead Body Cook's Wedding In A Strange Land Overdoing It Old Age Sorrow Oh! The Public Mari D'Elle The Looking-Glass Art A Blunder Children Misery Upheaval Actor's End The Requiem Anyuta Ivan Matveyitch The Witch Story Without an End Joke Agafya Nightmare Grisha Love Easter Eve Ladies Strong Impressions Gentleman Friend Happy Man Privy Councilor Day in the Country At a Summer Villa Panic Fears Chemist's Wife Not Wanted Chorus Girl Schoolmaster Troublesome Visitor Husband Misfortune Pink Stocking Martyrs First-Class Passenger Talent Dependents Jeune Premier In The Dark Trivial Incident Tripping Tongue Trifle from Life Difficult People In the Court Peculiar Man Mire Dreams Hush Excellent People ......
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Patricia O’Toole is a biographer who also teaches at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Her books include When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt after the White House, Money and Morals in America, and The Five of Hearts: An Intimate History of Henry Adams and His Friends, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Awards, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She lives in New York City.
Acerca de Anton Chekhov
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov fue un dramaturgo y cuentista ruso considerado uno de los mejores escritores de ficción corta de la historia. Su carrera como dramaturgo produjo cuatro clásicos, y sus mejores cuentos son muy apreciados por escritores y críticos.