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CHEKHOV, A.: In the Ravine and other short stories (Unabridged)


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CHEKHOV, A.: In the Ravine and other short stories (Unabridged)

Here are the eleven short stories by Anton Chekhov, one of the finest masters of what is acknowledged to be a difficult genre. There is the richly comic Oh! The Public, about a hassled ticket inspector, a wry look at morals and manners in The Chorus Girl, and the melancholic tale of a cab driver in Misery. Perhaps the finest of all is the novella In The Ravine, a minutely observed look at life in a village through the eyes of one family. All the characters come to life with their foibles, their strengths and their hopes. Kenneth Branagh uses his natural talent for characterisation to bring this village to life.

Disc 1

  In the Ravine and Other Short Stories
1.   Oh! the Public 00:09:19
2.   The Chorus Girl 00:13:10
3.   The Trousseau 00:13:12
4.   A Story Without a Title 00:10:17
5.   Children 00:12:12
6.   Misery 00:14:09
7.   Fat and Thin 00:05:02

Disc 2

  In the Ravine and Other Short Stories
1.   The Beggar 00:11:55
2.   Hush! 00:07:51
3.   The Orator 00:08:38
4.   An Actor's End 00:15:28
5.   In the Ravine - I 00:10:37
6.   II. The elder son Anisim came home very rarely 00:06:56
7.   III. In the village Shikalovo lived two dressmakers 00:04:25

Disc 3

  In the Ravine and Other Short Stories
1.   III. The day of the wedding arrived 00:03:46
2.   III. When they returned from the church 00:07:19
3.   IV. Five days had passed 00:07:45
4.   V. On Friday the 8th of July 00:08:47
5.   V. By now the sun had set 00:06:32
6.   VI. News had come long before 00:09:48
7.   VII. Old Tsybukin went to the town 00:05:08
8.   VIII. Nikifor was taken to the district hospital 00:06:25
9.   VIII. Vavila got into the cart 00:06:55
10.   IX. At the present time 00:09:11

Total Playing Time: 03:34:47

Chekhov, Anton

Branagh, Kenneth

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA326112

Barcode: 9789626342619

Physical Release: 05/2002

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