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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English



  • Russia


  • Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Translations into English,
  • Russia -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementChekhov ; translated with an introduction by Ronald Wilks.
SeriesThe Penguin classics
ContributionsWilks, Ronald.
LC ClassificationsPG3456.A15 W49 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2966200M
ISBN 100140444157
LC Control Number84211745

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