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The Cherry Orchard, Paperback / softback Book

The Cherry Orchard Paperback / softback

Part of the Arcturus Classics series

Description

It is the turn of the 20th century and Russia is changing rapidly - the serfs have been emancipated, a new middle class is arising and the aristocracy is struggling to come to terms with their reduced role in society. Seeking to preserve a life of leisure and luxury, Madame Ranevsky must consider selling her estate, including her family's precious cherry orchard.

But when faced with these hard decisions, Ranevsky remains in denial. Charting a period of tumultuous change, Chekhov creates a cast of tangible and unforgettable characters whose destiny is both tragic and inevitable.

A touching masterpiece, The Cherry Orchard was Chekhov's final play and perhaps his best.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 112 pages, Paperback
  • Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Plays, playscripts
  • ISBN: 9781789500820

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