On the Evils of Tobacco
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.'

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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