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ISBN13: 9781425470586
ISBN: 1425470580
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $15.95
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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Pages: 48
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"Kashtanka" (Каштанка) is an 1887 short story by Anton Chekhov.

Kashtanka, a young foxey-looking mongrel, belonging to a carpenter drunkard named Luka Alexandrovich gets lost through her own 'improper behaviour', frightened by a military band on the street. Hungry and desperate ("If she had been a human being she would have certainly thought: 'No, it is impossible to live like this! I must shoot myself!'"), she huddles up by the entrance to some unfamiliar house.