The Chorus Girl and Other Stories

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Author: Anton Chekhov
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,084 / 210 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.8
LoC Category: PG
Downloads: 5,639
Added to site: 2004.11.14
mnybks.net#: 9122
Origin: gutenberg.org

The Chorus Girl -- Verotchka -- My Life At A Country House -- A Father On The Road -- Rothschild's Fiddle -- Ivan Matveyitch -- Zinotchka -- Bad Weather -- A Gentleman Friend -- A Trivial Incident

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ith moonlight, and, as Ognev long remembered, coils of mist that looked like phantoms slowly but perceptibly followed one another across the avenue. The moon stood high above the garden, and below it transparent patches of mist were floating eastward. The whole world seemed to consist of nothing but black silhouettes and wandering white shadows. Ognev, seeing the mist on a moonlight August evening almost for the first time in his life, imagined he was seeing, not nature, but a stage effect in which unskilful workmen, trying to light up the garden with white Bengal fire, hid behind the bushes and let off clouds of white smoke together with the light.

When Ognev reached the garden gate a dark shadow moved away from the low fence and came towards him.

"Vera Gavrilovna!" he said, delighted. "You here? And I have been looking everywhere for you; wanted to say good-bye. . . . Good-bye; I am going away!"

"So early? Why, it's only eleven o'clock."

"Yes, it's time I was off. I have a four-mile walk and the

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Average Rating of 5 from 2 reviews: *****
2010.09.29
rajan
*****

My favourite author. One of the best short sory writers. You can enjoy all his collections.

2005.11.07
raj sinha
*****

excellent


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