Sakhalin Island (Oneworld Classics) [Anton Chekhov] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In , the year-old Chekhov, already. Sakhalin Island has ratings and 42 reviews. Luís said: It is while reading the volume 1 of 1Q84 of Haruki Murakami that I wanted to read this book, i. In , the year-old Anton Chekhov made the long and arduous journey from Moscow through Siberia to the remote island of Sakhalin.
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What Chekhov achieved in Sakhalin Island was perceived as a work of social science, not literature, back when it was written. He will be able to visit even “the prison of the recidivists”he will even attend a punishment which he will find very barbarous, the application of the shots of the rods the whip.
Chekhov in Sakhalin — The Island Review
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Chekhov, Sakhalin Oblast
Overall though it was enjoyable and I actually learned a lot from this book: But during these years Chechov developed his concept of the dispassionate, non-judgemental author. The author shows us a micro society with the prisoners who are presented better than others, those who trade in alcohol and cigarettes, he shows us the too great distance from Moscow where are discussed some sentences without any knowledge of the field, initiatives full of good will that miss their goal like the harvests of clothes and toys made in Moscow by charitable works that do not arrive in the right place.
And all these he did on his own expenses and volition. He further states that it does not even give inspiration to his four major plays that come after.
There are some comparisons with Botany Bay. It would not be entertaining for the recreational reader.
By Chekhov had gained a dhekhov fame as a writer. Interestingly you get a sense of Chekhov’s professional interests as a medical Doctor. They led me through dark, damp corridors and courteously informed me about methods of production [ His friendship with Suvorin ended in because of his objections to the anti-Dreyfus campaingn conducted by paper.
Sakhalin Island: Anton Chekhov: Alma Classics
O inspector continua a contar. Tjechov beschrijft de harde omstandigheden waarin deze mensmoesten leven. It shows that wow Sep 27, Pavel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Het klimaat van Sachalin is verschrikkeli In reisde de toen jarige Tjechov naar het Russische eiland Sachalin.
In reisde de toen jarige Tjechov naar het Russische eiland Sachalin. Het is jammer dat de nobelprijs voor de vrede in nog niet bestond, anders was Tjechov een goede kandidaat geweest. Just a moment idland we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
He never wrote short funny stories again and all his great plays except Ivanov were written after that. There is a lot of raw data in this book, but he was building a very concise report that, despite official reports to the contrary, Sakhalin was a brutal place and the prisoners lives were very difficult. Nov 02, Andrew rated it really liked it. This is a first hand account of life in a penal colony. There chekhv no discussion topics on this book yet. Chekhov has changed after this trip and this book.
But there were also ironically funny but sad discussions of the penal administration and the people involved. At the time of reading however, I found parts of it to be kinda boring.
Return to Book Page. Jun 07, latner3 rated it really liked it. His works appeared in St. Apr 04, Michael Ward rated it it was amazing. The Gilyaks treat their women like dirt.
Luogo di deportazione, di colonizzazione e di insediamento di piccole etnie locali. Do yourself a favor and do not read the description of the punishment meted out to the prisoner who tried to escape which is described at the end of the book. In comparison with what had transpired five years ago, the present situation was almost the beginning of a golden age. Thanks for telling us about the problem.