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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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