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A Nervous Breakdown

A Nervous Breakdown (Paperback)

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"I did have hallucinations, but did they harm anyone? Who did they harm, that's what I'd like to know!'



From the supreme artist of the short story, three disturbing tales of supernatural hallucinations, hysterical obsession and moral decay.



One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Fiction & PoetryClassic fiction pre 1945 Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 03/03/2016 ISBN-13: 9780241251782  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Anton Chekhov (1860-1904), the grandson of a former serf and son of a grocer, was born in Taganrog, a port in Southern Russia. His childhood was overshadowed by his frightening father, but he was close to his mother. While he was at university, his father was defrauded and went bankrupt, leaving the family in dire financial straits; Chekhov supported them almost single-handedly by selling stories and sketches to magazines. Although a doctor by profession, he soon became famous for his brilliant stories and plays, and is today recognized as one of the greatest short story writers of all time.

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I found this a very emotional and well written book which went deeply into psychological fiction. Recommended.

- 24/04/2016
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