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Anton Chekhov was one of the world’s greatest short story writers. This selection ranges from the early stories which reflect Chekhov’s liking for the farcical and absurd to the longer later works which display his confidence and maturity. In the Ravine & Other Stories is edited and introduced by Paul Bailey and using the classic translations by Constance Garnett.
From the Church Warden who’s convinced his wife’s a witch because strangers arrive on the doorstep whenever there’s a storm, to the wronged wife who confronts her husband’s chorus girl lover to the melancholy school teacher who imagines how her life might have been, these stories reflect the breadth and variety of Chekhov’s genius.