The Complete Short Novels by Larissa Volokhonsky, Richard Pevear, Anton Chekhov

The Complete Short Novels

Larissa Volokhonsky, Richard Pevear, Anton Chekhov

548 pages first pub 1896 (editions)

fiction classics short stories reflective slow-paced


Anton Chekhov, widely hailed as the supreme master of the short story, also wrote five works long enough to be called short novels. Here, brought together in one volume for the first time, in a masterly new translation by the award-winning transla...

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Community Reviews Summary of 186 reviews


reflective 75%
adventurous 25%
challenging 25%
dark 25%
emotional 25%
relaxing 25%


medium 75%
slow 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 33% | N/A: 33% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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