...outstanding translations of a selection of Chekhov's stories... (Robert Chandler, Literary Review
Bartlett's Chekhov is a masterpiece of texture and rhythm. Not a false word anywhere. (Caryl Emerson, Princeton University
Seventeen peerless examples of how much life you can put into a few pages of fiction if you have Chekhovs economical mind, his eyes and ears, his feel for comedy and his sense of humanity. Chekhov is better known for his plays. But these are small masterpieces of their own, in a revelatory new translation. (Economist
About the Author
Rosamund Bartlett is currently working on a major biography of Chekhov. She is also editing and jointly translating Anton Chekhov: A Life in Letters, and writing The Cambridge Companion to Russian Music and Opera in Russia: A Cultural History.