4 Short Love Stories By Anton Chekhov + His Most Romantic Quotes

Russian writers know the beauty and pain of true love.

Remembered as one of the most skillful writers in Russian literature (and one of the most treasured among short story authors of any nationality), Anton Chekhov‘s skill was beyond compare. His romantic stories explored many themes, including infidelity and truth in love.

He made no apologies about the effect his writing had on people, and by the time of his death was considered second only to Tolstoy among the most influential Russian writers. As any writer will tell you, their lives influences are what shows up on the page.

It’s no wonder that Chekhov’s writing is admired by romance lovers everywhere. He had plenty of experience. His pursuit of love and romantic adventures with countless women started in his teenage years and a visit to a brothel in his hometown. Although he married in 1893, he continued his …

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