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    • Anton Chekhov

    • A Life
    • By: Donald Rayfield
    • Narrated by: Fred Williams
    • Length: 28 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Anton Chekhov's life was short, intense, and dominated by battles, both with his dependents and with the tuberculosis that was to kill him at age 44. He was one of the greatest playwrights and short-story writers ever born, but he was torn between medicine and literature, as he was between family and friends, between a longing for solitude and a need for company.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • moving insight into life of writer

    • By Leo on 01-09-09

    Regular price: $34.97