Physician, Fiction Writer, Playwright
The Kreutzer Sonata by Leo Tolstoi
As long as there is a Tolstoy in literature, it is simple and gratifying to be a literary figure.
France! France! France!
Champagne and showgirls
Ah, Caviar! I keep on eating it, but can never get my fill. Like olives. It's a lucky thing it's not salty.
I am writing a play which I probably will not finish until the end of November. I am writing it with considerable pleasure, though I sin frightfully against the conventions of the stage. It is a comedy with three female parts, six male, four acts, a landscape (view of the lake), lots of talk on literature, little action and tons of love.
There ought to be a man with a hammer behind the door of every happy man.
Как Горький сказал: «Все женщины актрисы, а русские женщины - драматические. Все героинь хотят играть».
Chekhov Letters online *
Chekhov bio *
Юрий Колкер http://yuri-kolker.narod.ru/articles/Chekhov_3.htm
АНТОН ГОРЬКИЙ: ТАРАРАБУМБИЯ -- see links