The Duel (Modern Library Classics)

The Duel (Modern Library Classics)

By: "Chekhov, Anton"

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First published in 1891, this morality tale pits a scientist, a government worker, his mistress, a deacon, and a physician against one another in a verbal battle of wits and ethics that explodes into a violent contest: the duel. When Laevsky, a lazy youth who works for the government, tires of his dependent mistress, Nadyezhda Fyodorovna, Von Koren, the scientist, delivers a scathing critique of Loevsky's egotism, forcing the young man to examine his soul. "The Duel" is a tale of human weakness, the possibility of forgiveness, and a man's ultimate ability to change his ways. It is classic Chekhov, revealing the multifaceted essence of human nature.

Title: The Duel (Modern Library Classics)

Author Name: "Chekhov, Anton"

Categories: classics,

Publisher: Modern Library:

ISBN Number: 081297008X

ISBN Number 13: 9780812970081

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: GOOD

lb: 2.10 lb

Seller ID: 9780812970081

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