The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov

"The Cherry Orchard" is a classic play about an aristocratic Russian woman and her family as they return to their family estate, which includes a large and well-known cherry orchard. The family is on the brink of financial ruin and the estate is slated to be auctioned off. Despite various attempts to save their beloved home and orchard, they are ultimately unable to prevent the sale. The play is a poignant reflection on the changing social order and the decline of the aristocracy in Russia at the turn of the 20th century.

The 457th greatest book of all time


Published
1904
Nationality
Russian
Type
Fiction
Pages
70-100
Words
19,000
Original Language
Russian

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