Love Stories by Anton Chekhov Everyone Should Read
It’s well-known that Anton Chekhov is one of the greatest short story writers in literary history. But did you also know he was a master chronicler of all of love's stages, from intrigue and heartbreak to lasting true love? YourTango spotlights the Russian literary giant’s most memorable tales about love.
“The Lady with the Dog,” 1899
Widely considered Chekhov’s best short story, “The Lady with the Dog” explores what happens to two people who fall truly in love for the first time, despite being married to others.
“A Living Chattel,” 1882
A love triangle where a woman is bought and sold, incredible guilt and remorse make up the core of “A Living Chattel,” as the actions of Liza, her husband and her lover come full circle.