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The duel [electronic resource] / Anton Chekhov ; translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky ; foreword by Mary Bing ; introduction by Richard Pevear.

Чехов, Антон Павлович, 1860-1904. Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 (Author). Pevear, Richard, 1943- (Added Author). Volokhonsky, Larissa. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307742964 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0307742962 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (137 p.)
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: Laevsky, a dissipated romantic, is hated by the scientist von Koren, both for his lifestyle and for his having run off with another man's wife, the beautiful but vapid Nadya. As the confrontation between the two becomes increasingly heated, it leads to a duel that is as comically inadvertent as it is inevitable.
Subject: Dueling > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Russian fiction > Translations into English.
Genre: Electronic books.

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