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Kashtanka

By: Anton Chekhov

The story follows the life of a small, scrappy dog named Kashtanka, who is owned by a young girl named Lidochka. Kashtanka is a loyal and devoted companion to Lidochka, and they are inseparable. However, their happy life together is disrupted when Lidochka's father sells Kashtanka to a traveling circus. Despite being separated from Lidochka, Kashtanka remains determined to find a way back to her and is determined to escape from the circus.

"Kashtanka" is a short story written by Russian author Anton Chekhov. It was first published in 1887 and is considered one of his most popular and enduring works.

Throughout the story, Chekhov explores themes of loyalty, friendship, and the bonds between humans and animals. The story is known for its poignant portrayal of Kashtanka's love for Lidochka and his determination to be reunited with her. It is also notable for its depiction of the harsh realities of life for animals in the circus. "Kashtanka" remains one of Chekhov's most beloved and enduring works and is widely considered a classic of Russian literature.

Book Details

Language

English

Original Language

Russian

Published In

1887

Author

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian playwright and short-story writer who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classic...

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