The party

The party


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The party by Anton Chekhov

The pregnant Olga Mikhaylovna plods through the name-day party she is throwing for her husband, Peter. The party is interminable; she is uncomfortable and tired of being pleasant. As Olga walks through the garden for a moment of peace, she notices her husband has also left the house and is talking with one of their guests, the lovely Lyubochka; she interprets their conversation as lovemaking. Has her husband only married her for her money? Doesn't he love her? She decides he is unfaithful and resolves to confront him.

Later, everyone decides to go to the island for tea. But it begins to rain and they rush back. Much later, when the guests leave, Olga and Peter argue in their room; they are both dead tired. Suddenly, Olga goes into a difficult and prolonged labor that results in a stillborn child. In the last section, Olga is "muzzy from the chloroform," but happy to be alive. Peter sincerely protests his love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781544860886
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/23/2017
Pages: 90
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)

About the Author

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was a Russian author of plays and short stories. Although Chekhov became a physician and once considered medicine his primary career, he gained fame and esteem through writing, ultimately producing a number of well-known plays, including The Seagull and Uncle Vanya, and a large body of innovative short stories that influenced the evolution of the form.

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The Party 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Go to the next res
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
For rachel and cedrics wedding. Wedding reception after wedding in third result
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I must go eat. We shall murder more later, Fangehdoodles.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I cant die u stoop
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ok ur not soo much of a prize not like we dying to date u we dont give a fuq of u we seee all the broken hearts u leave we dont need to be that girl i may be a girl and i dont look tough but i am so u fuq off and stop acting as if u own us we dont worship u bi.tch this girl right here is tough so dont fuqqin treat girls like that bi.tch now bow ur azz down and back away from my supras
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Fires at bri
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Just the sample,I dunno about the book.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*walks in wearing mega mini skirt tight tank top and sunglasses has long blonde hair* PARTY!!!