Chekhov says truth and falsehood both play important roles in the personal happiness of men. Could this also be the cause of both passionate romance and a failed relationship between an impoverished Russian prince and a rich landowner?
This story examines the very essence of human psychology, providing valuable insight into complexities of such concepts as happiness, deception, romance and depression.
Read in English, unabridged.
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