THE SHOOTING PARTY. Translated and Edited by Ronald Wilks. Introduction by John Sutherland. Illustrations by Francis Mosley. Anton CHEKHOV.

THE SHOOTING PARTY. Translated and Edited by Ronald Wilks. Introduction by John Sutherland. Illustrations by Francis Mosley.

London: The Folio Society. 2006. First Folio Society Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original pictorial cloth. 215 pp. Frontispiece and eight additional full-page colour plates on textured paper, all by Mosely. A fine copy in slipcase. Fine in slipcase. Item #311660

¶ THE SHOOTING PARTY was first published in serial form in 'News of the Day' between August 1884 and April 1885. This translation was first published by Penguin Books in 2004. It is Chekhov's only full-length novel. Framed as a manuscript given to a publisher, it tells the story of a retailer's daughter in a provincial Russian village who is stabbed to death in the woods during a hunting party, and the efforts to uncover her killer.

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