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Shooting Party, the (1885) [Novel]
by Anton Chekhov Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

When a 'piercing, heartrending' scream rings out across the grounds of a Russian country estate, it brings to a shuddering halt not just a convivial shooting party but an entire summer of debauchery. The drunken sprees of the dissolute Count Karneyev have turned his once magnificent house and gardens into a den of indulgence and depravity, and now the young and beautiful Olga Urbenin has been found dead in the forest. Examining magistrate Zinovyev is called to investigate and suspicion immediately falls on Olga's cuckolded, aged husband, who emerges from the forest with hands covered in blood. But Olga is at the centre of a tangled web of relationships involving secret lovers, a mad possessive father, even the magistrate himself.

Original title: Драма на охоте (Drama na Okhote)
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense

Edition #1: The Shooting Party

The Shooting Party (2004)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Ronald Wilks
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The Shooting Party (September 28, 2004)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 0140448985
Dimensions: 4.8 x 7.6 x 0.9
Pages: 224

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