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A night in the cemetery : and other stories of crime & suspense / Anton Chekhov ; translated by Peter Sekirin.

Author/Creator:
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904.
Standardized Title:
Short stories. English. Selections
Edition:
1st Pegasus Books ed.
Publication:
New York : Pegasus Books, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
321 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Translations into English.
Short stories, Russian -- Translations into English.
Form/Genre:
Suspense fiction.
Short stories.
Summary:
The English-language debut of Anton Chekhov's first collection of mystery and suspense tales. Considered one of the greatest dramatists of all time, Anton Chekhov actually began his literary career as a crime and mystery writer. Scattered throughout periodicals and literary journals from 1880-1890, Peter Sekirin brings together these psychological suspense stories in a premier collection that provides a fresh look into Chekhov's literary heritage and his formative years as a writer.
Contents:
Night at the cemetery
What you usually find in novels
Swedish match
Night of horror
Willow
Thief
Only way out
Expensive dog
Curved mirror
Court case
Brother: a slice of life
Confession
In the darkness of the night
Intentional deception
On the sea: a sailor's story
Ivan the cabman
Perpetual mobile
Evildoer
Death of an office worker
75 grand
At the cemetery
Conversation of a man with a dog
Wallet
Dead body
Too much talking!
Conversation of a drunken man with a sober devil
Psychopaths
Assignment
Fire in the steppe: an evil night
Ignoramus
Task
Dreams
Crime: a double murder case
Drama
Ambulance
Bad business
Misfortune
Man who wanted revenge
Thieves
Murder
Criminal investigator
Drama at the hunt.
Contributor:
Sekirin, Peter.
ISBN:
1933648864
9781933648866
OCLC:
191245979
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