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The bet emphasizes the idea that the life of a human is far more valuable than money in the short story the bet a wager is made that changes the lives of two. Brief biography of russian dramatist anton chekhov, plus links to all of his works currently in print. Anton chekhov was a russian writer who became known as one of history's greatest short story masters and playwrights he was born anton pavlovich.
A biography of russian dramatist anton chekhov the young doctor-writer is described at this time as modest and grave, with flashes of brilliant gaiety a son. Anton pavlovich chekhov was born on january 17, 1860, in tagan- rog, an important port on the black sea in southern russia he de- scended from stalwart.
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