On the Evils of Tobacco
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts
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Written: 1886

On the Evils of Tobacco

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Stephen Mulrine
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Anton Chekhov's short play On the Evils of Tobacco is a bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.

This translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine is published in the collection Chekhov: Shorts.

'Here I am giving a lecture, I look happy enough, but what I'd really like to do is shriek at the top of my lungs, or take flight to the back of beyond somewhere.'

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

Seagull
The Cherry Orchard
The Cherry Orchard
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
Three Sisters (Almeida Theatre version)
Three Sisters
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
Three Sisters (National Theatre version)
Uncle Vanya
Uncle Vanya
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Chekhov: Four Plays
Ivanov
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
Chekhov on Theatre
The Seagull
The Bear
Three Sisters
The Proposal
The Wedding
Chekhov: Shorts
A Tragic Figure
The Cherry Orchard
Swansong

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

Ibsen: Three Plays
The Misanthrope
Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
An Enemy of the People
Chekhov: Shorts
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Chekhov: Four Plays
The Servant of Two Masters
The Wild Duck
Summerfolk
Ivanov
The Dance of Death (Drama Classic)
Six Characters in Search of an Author (Drama Classics)
The Bear
The Cherry Orchard
Chekhov on Theatre
John Gabriel Borkman
The Government Inspector
Ghosts (Drama Classics)
The Game Of Love And Chance
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
Swansong
The Wedding
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
The Marriage of Figaro
A Tragic Figure
Children of the Sun
The Proposal

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