Fairy Tales for Adults Volume 9 by Ivan Turgenev audiobook

Fairy Tales for Adults Volume 9

By Ivan Turgenev , William Shakespeare , and Anton Chekhov
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The Fairy Tales for Adults Series: Book 9

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    ISBN: 9781787244627

A selection of stories about love and romance from the best storytellers of the world including Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Turgenev trying to express love in all its forms. This volume opens with iconic Romeo and Juliet's tragic love story dating back to antiquity, followed by very passionate and quite unusual love between a doctor and his patient in 'The District Doctor' by Ivan Turgenev. And last, but not least, a story from the master of human relationship and psychology, Anton Chekhov and his story of 'The Man in a Case'. Read in English, unabridged.

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A selection of stories about love and romance from the best storytellers of the world including Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Turgenev trying to express love in all its forms. This volume opens with iconic Romeo and Juliet's tragic love story dating back to antiquity, followed by very passionate and quite unusual love between a doctor and his patient in 'The District Doctor' by Ivan Turgenev. And last, but not least, a story from the master of human relationship and psychology, Anton Chekhov and his story of 'The Man in a Case'. Read in English, unabridged.

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Author Bio: Ivan Turgenev

Author Bio: Ivan Turgenev

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818–1883) was the first Russian writer to gain a wide reputation in Europe. He witnessed the February Revolution in Paris (1848), and his subsequent connection with reform groups in Russia, along with his sympathetic 1852 eulogy of Nikolai Gogol (who satirized the corrupt bureaucracy of the Russian empire), led to his arrest and one-month imprisonment in St. Petersburg. In 1879 the honorary degree of doctor of civil law was conferred upon him by the University of Oxford.

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Author Bio: William Shakespeare

Author Bio: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (1564–1616), English poet and dramatist of the Elizabethan and early Jacobean period, is the most widely known author in all of English literature and often considered the greatest. He was an active member of a theater company for at least twenty years, during which time he wrote many great plays. Plays were not prized as literature at the time, and Shakespeare was not widely read until the middle of the eighteenth century, when a great upsurge of interest in his works began that continues today.

Author Bio: Anton Chekhov

Author Bio: Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (1860–1904), the author of hundreds of short stories and several plays, is regarded by many as both the greatest Russian storyteller and the father of modern drama. He described the Russian life of his time using a deceptively simple technique devoid of obtrusive literary devices, thereby becoming the prominent representative of the late nineteenth-century Russian realist school. His early stream-of-consciousness style strongly influenced the literary world, including writers such as James Joyce.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 1.23
Audience: Adult
Language: English