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The Story of a Nobody, Anton Chekhov
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Author:    Anton Chekhov

Title:   The Story of a Nobody

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Alma Books September 2014

ISBN Number:    1846882788 / 9781846882784

Seller ID:   115458

Combining psychological detail with a strong sense of place and time, this tale bears all the hallmarks of Chekhov's genius, and perfectly captures the political and social tensions of its day A secret terrorist group infiltrates the household of a government official's son, with a view to spying on the father and, ultimately, assassinating him. But the young man entrusted with the task--an ailing, world-weary "nobody"--seized with the purposelessness of life and a sense of his own impending death, gradually becomes disillusioned with his mission, and decides to embark on a new path which will lead him to tragedy.

Price = 14.95 USD

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