"The Lady with the Dog" is a short story by Anton Chekhov. First published in 1899, it describes an adulterous affair between Dmitri Dmitritch Gurov, an unhappily married Moscow banker, and Anna Sergeyevna Von Diderits, a young married woman, an affair which begins while both are vacationing alone in the Crimean sea resort of Yalta. The story comprises four parts: part I describes the initial meeting in Yalta, part II the consummation of the affair and the remaining time in Yalta, part III Gurov's return to Moscow and his visit to Anna's town, and part IV Anna's visits to Moscow. This is one of Chekhov's most famous pieces of short fiction. Vladimir Nabokov, for instance, considers it as one of the greatest short stories ever written.
Chekhov Anton Pavlovich - author of the famous collection of “Stories”, the novel “Chamber No. 6”, the plays “The Cherry Orchard” and “The Seagull”, the stories: “Three Sisters”, “A Lady with a Dog”, “Fat and Slim”, “A Man in case "," Longing "," Death of an official "," Chameleon "and others. For more than a century, the works of A.P. Chekhov have conquered world theater scenes: in terms of the number of plays played, he is second only to the English playwright William Shakespeare.