Dmitri Gurov is a nearly forty-year-old man, who is married and has three children. He is unhappy with his marriage and regrets this big mistake every single day. While on a vacation, Dmitri meets Anna Sergeyevna – a young lady, who just like him is unhappily married. Very soon a love affair enfolds between the two and they start secretly meeting at different places. Unfortunately, Anna must go back to Moscow because her husband is having some health issues. Dmitri cannot live with the thought of never seeing her again and sets off to find her.
Why is Gurov not happy with his marriage? What exactly is he missing? How long is the affair going to last and can it evolve into something greater? Will Dmitri be able to find Anna in the big city?
You can find all the answers in Chekhov’s short story ”The Lady with the Dog”.
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Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860 – 1904) was a Russian playwright and a master of the short novel. Besides literature, Chekhov was also practicing as a medical doctor for a large part of his life. Some of his most popular works are the plays ”The Seagull”, ”Uncle Vanya” and ”The Three Sisters”, and the short stories ”Ward No. 6” and ”The Lady with the Dog”.