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The Bet - Anton Chekhov
The Bet
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3.50 25
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780207188749 (0207188742)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Reader! Reader!
Reader! Reader! rated it
3.0 The Bet
Chekhov is my favorite 19th century Russian author, but this short story is not his best work. It is definitely interesting and would be a great read for discussion—but it ends way too abruptly. What do those present when the bet was made think now that it's over? Or was this story written to be a d...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
3.0 The Bet
An interesting story, tight and concise, although I'm not entirely pleased with the ending. It's a reader's story (because who among us does not fantasize about having all the free time in the world to read?) with a rather more optimistic than realistic conclusion.Available online.And in conclusion,...
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