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Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics Edition)

Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics Edition)

By Anton Chekhov
Introduction by Stephen Mulrine
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback : 9781854594303, 128 pages, September 1999


Vanya and his niece, Sonya, work relentlessly to keep their meagre estate going. Sonya finds relief in her undisclosed love for Astrov, the local doctor. But all hope of relief is banished when their lives are invaded by Sonya's selfishly destructive father and his beautiful new wife.


"Stephen Mulrine's translation has an easy, unforced gait, neither stolid nor self-consciously slangy; it strikes exactly the right note. " —Financial Times

"A skilful new translation which moves flexibly between Chekhov's desolation and his domesticity. " —Observer