The Seagull by Anton Chekhov

The play revolves around the complex interplay of love, art, and the pursuit of happiness among a group of characters gathered at a Russian country estate. Central to the narrative is a young aspiring playwright, who yearns for the recognition of his art and the love of a woman, an actress infatuated with a successful writer. The story unfolds as these characters grapple with unrequited affections, artistic ambitions, and the crushing weight of societal expectations, leading to a tapestry of human desires, disillusionment, and the search for meaning in life.

The 1670th greatest book of all time


Published
1896
Nationality
Russian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
22,000
Original Language
Russian

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