In The Ravine by Anton Chekhov

"In the Ravine" is a poignant short story that delves into the life of a family in a small Russian village, exploring themes of greed, corruption, and the stark contrasts between the lives of the rich and the poor. Through the experiences of the protagonist, the narrative unfolds the complexities of rural existence, where familial relationships are strained by economic hardships and moral decay. The story paints a vivid picture of the social dynamics of the time, highlighting the ravine not just as a physical location but as a metaphor for the deep and divisive inequalities that run through the heart of the community.

The 3676th greatest book of all time


Published
1900
Nationality
Russian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Russian

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