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The Seagull: Translated and Adapted by Anton Korenev

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The Seagull: Translated and Adapted by Anton Korenev

"A crisp, conversational translation that makes Chekhov’s words sing. Readers will be struck by how contemporary the dialogue sounds, even given its remote setting. This clarity helps make Chekhov’s insight and humor shine all the brighter." —Kirkus Reviews
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"A new translation of Chekhov’s The Seagull pulses with an artist’s sensitivity... A nuanced, aching Seagull, attentive to the rhythms and melody of Chekhov’s own language, but unfussily direct in its English. Korenev’s version emphasizes its Russian-ness, right down to Chekhov’s insistence that this study of disappointment and suicide qualifies as comedy." —BookLife Reviews, Editor's Pick
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"Anton Korenev's refreshing translation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull reveals the heart of the nineteenth-century story to a modern audience." —Foreword Clarion Reviews, Five-star Review
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